A good exercise program can help reduce the side effects of surgery and treatments. Exercise expert, Carol Michaels, gives practical advice for balance and strength after cancer treatment.
Candid Discussions on Living With and After Cancer at An Evening for Cancer Survivors and Caregivers
On January 14, 2016, the Cancer Survivorship Symposium opened with An Evening for Cancer Survivors and Caregivers, an event featuring networking, a panel discussion, and an open forum to share the challenges of living with or after a cancer diagnosis.
Patient advocate Dusty Donaldson reports from the 2016 Cancer Survivorship Symposium and discusses the growing support for survivorship care plans for all people with cancer.
Life after cancer is emotionally challenging. Oncology social worker Hester Hill Schnipper, LICSW, OSW-C, describes 5 signs of distress and how you can find help.
Melissa Hudson, MD, discusses the unique needs that survivors of childhood cancer have and how they can prepare for a life after cancer.
Research presented this weekend at the 2016 Cancer Survivorship Symposium will address some of the challenges patients face after treatment ends.
Dr. Schapira talks about the transition from person with cancer to survivor and considerations for appropriate medical care after cancer.
How well do you know your co-workers? Rachel Rieger shares her experience after learning a co-worker had twice been through breast cancer.
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.
Cancer does funny things to one’s sense of time. In this post, Margaret Zuccotti talks about how her diagnosis, treatment, and long-term survival of metastatic inflammatory breast cancer caused her to look at her calendar differently.