Dr. Tara Rajendran shares the power of music in helping people with cancer cope, including the physical, emotional, and mental benefits it provides and how people with cancer can get started with integrating music into their care.
Cancer caregiver Marika Humphreys shares the challenges cancer caregivers face in taking care of themselves and where caregivers can start in making self-care a priority.
Karen Warner Schueler describes what it was like to suddenly become a caregiver after her husband was diagnosed with metastatic cancer and what helped her avoid burnout from the role.
Dr. Arjun Gupta shares the emotional challenges that can come with appetite loss in someone with cancer and how caregivers can best support a loved one who is experiencing this side effect.
Penile cancer survivor Jonathan Little shares his experience with the disease and how turning to writing helped him cope with the challenges of his treatment and recovery.
In this post, 10-year-old Madison Lyublanovits (M.N.L.) shares what it was like to learn her mom had cancer and what “being brave” during this experience means to her.
In this patient story, British classical crossover singer Summer Watson shares what it was like receiving an advanced breast cancer diagnosis and how music serves as a powerful way to cope during her experience.
In this podcast, Drs. Lidia Schapira and Daniel Mulrooney discuss a study about mental health outcomes for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors and how the cancer community can better support survivors’ mental health needs.
In this post, teen cancer survivor Alec Kupelian discusses what it was like to be diagnosed with cancer while in college and how he learned to cope with the social isolation he felt during his cancer experience.
In this month’s "From the Editor’s Desk," Dr. Lidia Schapira reflects on the difficulties of 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic and how people with cancer can find hope as 2021 begins.