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.
Colorectal cancer survivor Danielle Ripley-Burgess shares what it was like being diagnosed with colorectal cancer twice, at ages 17 and 25, and how she navigated coping with her diagnosis as a teen and young adult.
Stage IV lung cancer survivor Frank Sierawski shares what it was like being diagnosed with cancer at age 35 and how he learned to cope with the diagnosis by living in the moment.
Do Cancer Survivors Have To Be Positive All the Time? Letting Yourself Feel Every Emotion During Cancer Survivorship
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.
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.
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.
Survivor Cindy Trice shares how changing the clothes she wore during cancer treatment made her feel more comfortable and dignified and how she’s working to help other people with cancer do the same.
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.