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February 23, 2022 · Andrea Walens, PhD
In this post, Dr. Andrea Walens shares what it was like learning she had a genetic mutation that put her at an increased risk of breast cancer and why she decided to get a prophylactic double mastectomy to help prevent the development of cancer in the future. Read More >>
February 10, 2022 · Sheila Lahijani, MD
Dr. Sheila Lahijani describes what causes anxiety during cancer, how to identify its signs and symptoms, the positive purpose it can serve, and ways people with cancer can cope when experiencing anxiety. Read More >>
November 10, 2021 · Cordelia Galgut, PhD
Cancer survivor and psychologist Dr. Cordelia Galgut shares the challenges cancer survivors face in feeling like they should always be positive and grateful to have survived, the problems with this way of thinking, and how survivors can cope with a spectrum of emotions. Read More >>
October 28, 2021 · Jyoti Patel, MD, FASCO
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses what “scanxiety” is, how it impacts people with cancer and survivors, and what they can do to cope. Read More >>
October 26, 2021 · Bethany Hart
Cancer survivor Bethany Hart describes the emotions and decisions that followed her cancer diagnosis, including how she managed making important choices about her care and her advice for people with cancer trying to do the same. Read More >>

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