Cancer survivor William S. Laird shares what it was like being diagnosed with appendiceal cancer, how he navigated multiple cancer surgeries and recurrences, and how he’s learned to move forward while living with cancer indefinitely.
Nurse practitioner Ashley Martinez shares what people diagnosed with breast cancer during pregnancy should know about coping with the disease, including the unique challenges they may face and where to find support.
Patient advocate Martha Carlson and Dr. Maryam Lustberg share what people diagnosed with cancer should know about self-comparison on social media, including ways to avoid it and how to cope.
Breast cancer survivor Thandi Montgomery shares what it was like being diagnosed with breast cancer at 38, the physical and emotional toll it took on her, why she turned to therapy for help, and how she found purpose while facing her diagnosis.
Dr. Elizabeth Kacel shares what people with cancer should know if they are experiencing insomnia, including causes of cancer-related insomnia, how it can impact daily life, how they can cope with insomnia, and how the health care team can help manage it.
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.
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.
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.