Many cancer treatments can cause hair loss (alopecia). Talking with your health care team, learning about resources and programs, and finding support in your community can help you cope with hair loss.
Navigating everyday life and relationships can be tough when you’re a single woman diagnosed with cancer. Cancer survivor and oncology social worker Hester Hill Schnipper offers some thoughts on what can help make things a little easier.
Certified Sex Therapist Dr. Sage Bolte writes about sexual problems in cancer survivors and gives some tips to make it easier to talk about them with the doctor.
When your “plumbing wears out,” an ostomy bag is a way to live well and regain control of your body, as told by colorectal cancer survivor Melissa Marshall
Breast cancer survivor Christina Moreno talks about being single and dating during and after treatment.
It takes a lot of courage to overcome embarrassment and discomfort, especially when it comes to sexual health. But doing so can lead to happy outcomes.
Although many women who have a mastectomy choose to have reconstructive surgery, wearing a breast prosthesis or breast form is another option. Breast cancer survivor Andrea Zinn talks about the process of choosing and being fitted for a breast prosthesis.
Cancer and its treatment may cause physical changes that affect how you see yourself. In this video post, young adult cancer survivors talk about how they dealt with the body changes caused by cancer. Two ASCO experts also discuss ways to cope with physical side effects.
Jane O. Smith offers insights about embracing and expressing the physical (and emotional) changes that happen after a mastectomy and other types of cancer treatment.