emotions

October 7, 2014 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
One in three people with cancer experiences anxiety, depression, or another mental health challenge, according to the results of a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. However, there are a number of support resources available for both patients and families. Read More >>
September 30, 2014 · Lori Piggott, as told to Jo Cavello
In this ASCO Post article, Lori Piggott describes the lessons she has learned while dealing with three cancers over three decades. Read More >>
August 21, 2014
Because lung cancer is associated with smoking, many people feel it is “self-inflicted.” This not only causes people to feel guilt and shame, but also leads to less research funding and fewer advances in treatment. In this guest post, Dr. Jyoti Patel talks about how the stigma of lung cancer affects the way patients are treated—both socially and medically. Read More >>
Rick Boulay, MD
August 7, 2014 · Rick Boulay, MD
Dr. Rick Boulay explores where hope lives and how to access it when we need it the most. Read More >>
July 10, 2014 · Heather Von St. James
Heather Von St. James and her family have turned the day she had surgery to treat mesothelioma into a huge celebration—Lung Leavin’ Day. In this guest post, she explains how adding a little humor to her cancer experience has taken away some of the fear. Read More >>

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