In this “Meaningful Conversations” post, Dr. Anna Roshal discusses what people with cancer should know when facing an uncertain prognosis, including how to cope with uncertainty and how to talk about your prognosis with your health care team.
Cancer survivor Brian Sluga shares how getting back into running after treatment and setting a goal of running a marathon helped him cope during survivorship and brought him peace with his cancer experience.
Leukemia survivor Lewis Christie shares what it was like undergoing 2 bone marrow transplants to treat his cancer, the challenges he faced during recovery, and how his life has changed after transplant.
Cancer survivor Mark Nicholson shares what it was like being diagnosed and undergoing treatment, coping with survivor’s guilt, uncertainty, and other difficult emotions, and how starting his “bucket list” helped him cope.
Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov shares ways that people with end-stage cancer may find meaning as they approach the end of life, including important things to remember and how to connect with those around you.
In this podcast, Dr. Richard T. Lee and Dr. Jun Mao discuss what people with cancer should know about using integrative therapies, also called complementary therapies, to manage cancer-related pain, including what these therapies are and the different types of pain they can help with.
Cancer survivor Daniel G. Garza shares how receiving his cancer diagnosis led him to finding new purpose, particularly through his work with organizations looking to make cancer care more equitable.
Teen cancer survivor Alec Kupelian shares what it was like being diagnosed with cancer at that age, the loneliness he experienced, and what other teens and young adults with cancer should know about finding support.
In this post, nurse practitioner Jennifer Jacky and Dr. Cristina Rodriguez discuss what people with cancer should know about taking opioids for cancer-related pain, including why opioids might be recommended and common concerns people have around taking opioids.
Oncology social worker Allison Moskowitz Duggan shares what people diagnosed with cancer should know about taking long-term medication, including how to cope with the emotional and practical challenges and where to find support.