emotions

March 10, 2016
· Heather Von St. James

10 Years of Lung Leavin’ Day

heather.vonstjames

For 10 years, mesothelioma survivor Heather Von St. James has turned her survivor story into an annual celebration that encourages us all to face our fears and smash them.

Read More >>
December 15, 2015
· Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN

Tears in the Heart

anne.katz

Anne Katz is a Clinical Nurse Specialist and a certified sexuality counselor. In this post, she reflects on the emotional toll counseling young couples dealing with cancer can take.

Read More >>
October 29, 2015
· Jennifer Titche, as told to Jo Cavallo

Building and Adjusting to My Life After Cancer

jennifer.titche

Once you have finished cancer treatment, it is impossible to reconstruct the exact life you had prior to diagnosis. Jennifer Titche talks about the challenges she faces as a young breast cancer survivor and how she is building a life with new goals.

Read More >>
October 6, 2015
· Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

Living with Uncertainty

lidia.schapira

Dr. Schapira reflects on how many people find strength and encouragement while living with cancer.

Read More >>
September 29, 2015
· Randy Hillard, MD

The Strangeness of Being an Exceptional Responder

randy.hillard

When Randy Hillard was diagnosed with metastatic stomach cancer in 2010 he was treated with a drug that increased overall survival to an average of 13 months. Now, nearly 5 years later, his unexpected survival has led to some unexpected issues.

Read More >>
September 15, 2015
· Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP, and Elaine M. Doroff

Sex in the Face of Metastatic Disease

don.dizon.elaine.doroff

For people with metastatic cancer, some aspects of life may be forgotten or considered unimportant. According to Dr. Dizon, this is especially the case with sexuality. In this post, Dr. Dizon shares the story of his patient, Elaine, and how she has dealt with the sexual side effects of breast cancer treatment.

Read More >>

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - emotions