Pancreatic cancer survivor Dr. Rachel Orgel describes what it was like being diagnosed with cancer as a teenager, how she coped with multiple recurrences, and how she navigated finding her new identity post-cancer.
Dr. Cristiane Decat Bergerot discusses what the fear of recurrence is, how it can impact adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors, and ways that people can cope with the worry that the cancer will return after treatment.
Cancer survivor Diane Mapes shares how recent changes to U.S. law means quicker delivery of test results for people diagnosed with cancer, why this direct access to medical reports can cause a different kind of “scanxiety,” and how to cope with uncertainty until you hear from your doctor.
Breast cancer survivor Karen Kratenstein shares helpful tips on what to say when talking with and supporting a loved one with cancer, as well as how other people with cancer can ask for the support they need.
As this year’s Cancer Survivors Month comes to an end, Dr. Carlin Callaway reflects on the changes she’s seen in survivorship care over the past 25 years, including the significant progress made and the challenges that are still left to overcome.
In this post, several experts describe what Hodgkin lymphoma survivors who received mantle radiation should know about their increased breast cancer risk, including what to know about screening and monitoring for signs of breast cancer.
In this podcast, Dr. Fay Hlubocky and Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham discuss the unique challenges survivors of gynecologic cancers might face, how to cope with these challenges, and how survivorship care plans can help in the transition from treatment to survivorship.
Dr. Andrew J. Roth shares the difficulties many cancer survivors face in moving forward after cancer treatment and helpful ways to adjust to a post-cancer life.
Physical therapist Sharon Leslie shares the common challenges cancer survivors face around exercise, how to overcome them, and tips for getting started with exercise after cancer.
Cancer survivor Rosie Mankes shares the challenges she faced during the year following her second cancer diagnosis, including managing the care of her mother and grieving the loss of her brother, and the ways she learned to cope.