A personal medical record collects all of your medical information into a single file. Keeping one is an important step in managing your care. Learn about what to include, how to gather the information, and why creating a personal medical record can help.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk post, Dr. Schapira writes about the importance of slowing down to face the challenges of a cancer diagnosis.
Keeping your sense of sexuality after a cancer diagnosis is challenging. Dr. Dizon discusses why it’s so important to retain that part of your sense of self.
From June 3 to June 7, oncology professionals from around the world will meet to discuss the latest in cancer research. If you can’t wait to learn about the latest research, check here for early highlights released in advance of the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Spirituality plays a key role in how many people face a cancer diagnosis. Chaplain Libby Boatwright discusses the role of a chaplain on a palliative care team.
November marks National Family Caregivers Month. While anyone who cares for a loved one with cancer is a caregiver, it can be a difficult role to navigate. Cancer.Net has some new resources to help.
In this month’s blog, Dr. Schapira shares her thoughts on the value of family caregivers and the common challenges they face.
Managing both caregiving and work responsibilities can be difficult. Caregivers can also face potential workplace discrimination or financial issues from taking time off work. Joanna Fawzy Morales, Esq., a cancer rights attorney, talks about the legal protections and practical resources available to help caregivers better navigate work and caregiving.
Dr. Schapira recently attended the Annual Meeting on Supportive Care in Cancer. In this post, she shares what she took away from this multidisciplinary group of health professionals and researchers about managing the physical and emotional side effects of cancer.
Talking about cancer is difficult because it involves intense emotions and topics that couples may not wish to discuss. However, keeping the lines of communication open provides vital support at this difficult time.