In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the global state of cancer ahead of World Cancer Day on February 4. She reflects on the progress that’s been made in reducing the cancer burden and shares ways we can all help close the care gap.
Dietitians Hillary Sachs and Kristina Dimitra Thomopoulos discuss what intuitive eating is, how it can help people with cancer and survivors, and how to get started with practicing it.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the difficulty many people face with accepting help during cancer, why accepting help is important for both you and your loved ones, and tips for learning how to receive help.
Cooking or grilling some foods produces certain chemicals. But can these chemicals increase a person’s risk for cancer? Here, find out what these chemicals are, where they’re found, and what the research says.
People with cancer are often immunocompromised as a result of cancer and its treatments. This could put them at greater risk for infection, so it’s important to prevent the spread of germs during a visit. Here, find practical guidance on what you can do to keep your loved one safe during a visit.
Physical therapist Sarah Saulsberry, PT, COMT, shares how prehabilitation can help people with lung cancer prepare for surgery, how it can help during recovery, and 4 exercises to get started with prehabilitation at home.
In this post, physical therapist Rudy Maltez Alvarez, PT, DPT, discusses how pelvic floor therapy can help people with prostate cancer, including the importance of controlled breathing and how to get started.
Psychologist and cancer survivor Dr. Cordelia Galgut shares what it’s like living with the fear of cancer recurrence, why the fear of recurrence is often misunderstood, and what survivors can do to cope.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses how developing healthy habits can help people with cancer feel more in control and describes 6 habits for improving overall wellness.
Physical therapist Sara Acheson discusses what people with breast cancer should know about exercising during cancer treatment, including how to develop an exercise plan, what challenges may come with specific types of treatment, and questions to ask the health care team.