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.
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 “Spotlight On” post, Dr. Alix Sleight describes the role of occupational therapists on the cancer care team, including how they help people with cancer and how to make the most of your visits with your occupational therapist.
In this podcast, Dr. Tian Zhang and Dr. Afreen Shariff discuss the side effects of a type of immunotherapy called an immune checkpoint inhibitor and how people receiving this type of treatment can best monitor themselves for side effects.
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.
2021 ASCO Annual Meeting Research Round Up: New Research in Gynecologic Cancers, Advanced Melanoma, and Cancer in People 65 or Older
In this webinar, experts discuss new research in gynecologic cancers, advanced melanoma, and cancer in people age 65 or older presented at the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Aromatherapy with essential oils may help relieve certain side effects of cancer and its treatment, but these oils cannot treat or prevent cancer. Here, learn what people with cancer should know about how essential oils may help and their limits.
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.
Dr. Craig A. Portell discusses what CAR T-cell therapy is, how it works, what its common side effects are, and how it’s changing the landscape of how some types of cancers are treated.
“No Person With Cancer or Survivor Should Ever Feel Alone”: A Patient Advocate’s ASCO Annual Meeting Story
Colon cancer survivor Robert Greene shares how his diagnosis led him to patient advocacy and how attending the ASCO Annual Meeting has helped him feel more involved with the cancer community.