November is National Family Caregivers Month. In this blog post, Dr. Schapira writes about our need to do more than just recognizing cancer caregivers. They need to be supported and fully engaged in the treatment plan.
As National Family Caregivers Month approaches, Dr. Hillard writes about why he thinks cancer caregivers should receive their own day of recognition.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira talks about the different ways in which we can all make a difference.
GIST advocate Norman Scherzer describes how he became involved in advocacy and shares a word of advice for when the going gets tough.
We know that filling the gaps in knowledge about palliative care is important to delivering high-quality cancer care. Kavitha Ramchandran, MD, and Erika Tribett, MPH, have developed a massive open online course (MOOC) to help educate health care professionals and patients about palliative care.
A personal medical record collects all of your medical information into a single file. Keeping one is an important step in managing your care. Learn about what to include, how to gather the information, and why creating a personal medical record can help.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk post, Dr. Schapira writes about the importance of slowing down to face the challenges of a cancer diagnosis.
Keeping your sense of sexuality after a cancer diagnosis is challenging. Dr. Dizon discusses why it’s so important to retain that part of your sense of self.
Spirituality plays a key role in how many people face a cancer diagnosis. Chaplain Libby Boatwright discusses the role of a chaplain on a palliative care team.
In this month’s blog, Dr. Schapira shares her thoughts on the value of family caregivers and the common challenges they face.