Anne Katz is a Clinical Nurse Specialist and a certified sexuality counselor. In this post, she reflects on the emotional toll counseling young couples dealing with cancer can take.
Social media offers a unique opportunity to engage doctors, researchers, fellow advocates, survivors, and the public. But jumping into social media can sometimes seem daunting. Because of this, we’ve created a cheat sheet with practical tips for getting started.
Dr. Nathan Pennell and Dr. Michael Thompson discuss the ways that social media has evolved and how they are using it to talk about cancer.
November marks National Family Caregivers Month. While anyone who cares for a loved one with cancer is a caregiver, it can be a difficult role to navigate. Cancer.Net has some new resources to help.
In this month’s blog, Dr. Schapira shares her thoughts on the value of family caregivers and the common challenges they face.
Two sisters and breast cancer advocates share what they learned at the 2015 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium.
With flu season around the corner, here are 5 tips to help you lower your risk of being sick.
From the ASCO Connection: The Dating Game: Older Patients with Cancer, Survivors Seeking Supportive Partners
Dr. Katz discusses the challenges of dating after cancer and coping with loneliness for older people with cancer.
During or after a natural disaster or other emergency, you may be told to evacuate or “shelter in place.” What does this mean if you are being treated for cancer? And how can you be prepared?
For people with metastatic cancer, some aspects of life may be forgotten or considered unimportant. According to Dr. Dizon, this is especially the case with sexuality. In this post, Dr. Dizon shares the story of his patient, Elaine, and how she has dealt with the sexual side effects of breast cancer treatment.