Annie Achee knew she had a choice: let worrying that her husband’s cancer may return take over her life or find a more productive path. Find out how becoming a cancer advocacy leader gave her control over the fear of an unknown future.
A financial power of attorney is a legal document that allows a patient to appoint someone to help them out with certain activities, like speaking with insurance companies, managing finances, and communicating with government agencies.
TeMaya Eatmon’s friendship with a fellow breast cancer patient inspired her in ways she never imagined possible. Learn how heartbreaking loss led to a life-changing role as an advocate.
The Your Stories podcast series from ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation provides insight into what it’s like to conquer cancer from different viewpoints. The podcasts featured here touch on the many ways that cancer can affect a family.
A cancer diagnosis is stressful, and the discussion of the treatment plan starts quickly. But a cancer diagnosis affects everything and involves more than just the treatment plan. Here are 3 things to consider.
Research highlights from the Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium address computers in exam rooms, doctor and patient views of prognosis and cure, having patients and caregivers practice yoga together, and resilience training in adolescents and young adults.
In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Dr. Ryan Nipp discusses when and why extended treatment is needed for some people diagnosed with cancer.
When cancer treatment ends, where does post-treatment survivorship care begin? For caregiver Aki Smith and her dad, a stomach cancer survivor, the answer was in the office of a primary care physician.
Being a caregiver for a parent with cancer can be a challenge that requires organization and flexibility, especially when you are also raising children of your own.
You were caregiver for a person with cancer and now you’re struggling to regain your sense of self. These 10 tips can help you adjust to life after caregiving