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January 3, 2018
Charlotte Caldwell, ASCO Staff

4 Things to Ask About Cancer and Hair Loss

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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.

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May 2, 2017
Hester Hill Schnipper, LICSW, OSW-C

Looking for a Partner After a Cancer Diagnosis?

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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.

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November 3, 2016
Melissa Marshall

Life with an Ostomy Bag: 3 Tips for Thriving

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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

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August 30, 2016
Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN

Speaking Up about Erectile Problems

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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.

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June 16, 2015
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Choosing a Breast Prosthesis: A Survivor’s Perspective

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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.

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March 26, 2015
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Body Image After Cancer

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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.

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June 5, 2014
Jane O. Smith

Body Image Matters

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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.

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