Peripheral neuropathy, fatigue, depression, and anxiety affect many people both during and after cancer treatment. ASCO recently published guidelines outlining the best ways to prevent and manage these side effects based on current research.
Samantha Rose describes the pressure cancer survivors like her put on themselves to feel happy and optimistic after finishing treatment and how she has learned to be more patient with herself.
Humor is one way to cope with the intense feelings triggered by a cancer diagnosis. Sharing a laugh with friends and family can help you keep a positive outlook on life, give you a renewed sense of control, and even boost your body’s healing processes.
Pat Godfrey McRee, a 20-year, three-time breast cancer survivor, shows how deciding to find humor, and therefore joy, in the worst moments following her diagnoses has been healing.
In this post, we explore ways people with cancer can cope with some of the common challenges they face during the holidays.