Cancer survivor Bill Brummel shares what it was like receiving an oropharyngeal cancer diagnosis, why he needed to receive a laryngectomy many years later, how the surgery impacted his self-image, and how he regained his confidence after the operation.
Dr. Lynette Denny shares what it was like being diagnosed with cancer, how a recurrence many years later changed her approach to coping, and the disparities in care she’s witnessed as an oncologist.
In this “Voices on Cancer” post, stage 4 esophageal cancer survivor Dana Deighton shares what it was like receiving an advanced diagnosis, how she advocated for herself during treatment, and how her diagnosis led her to a career in patient and research advocacy.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses how financial toxicity can impact cancer caregivers and how they can get help with managing the financial effects of their loved one’s diagnosis.
In this “Voices on Cancer” post, oncology nurse Claire Thevenot shares what it was like being diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer and how the diagnosis led her to a full-time career in patient advocacy.
People with cancer who have lost their job or have had a close family member lose vital income face tough decisions. Here are tips to deal with the uncertainty that comes with a job loss and steps to take to continue cancer treatment.