ASCO President Dr. Monica Bertagnolli is going out into local communities to find out what people with cancer and health care providers think and need. In this interview, she talks to one of her patients and his wife and caregiver about what they’ve learned after 12 years of living with chronic cancer.
Patrick Eck was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia when he was 17. Now cancer-free, he is finally living the life that was taken from him so many years ago.
The stigma of lung cancer has powerful consequences for those diagnosed with the disease. Dr. Narjust Duma shares the story of a patient who was brave in the face of lung cancer but feared the judgment of her community.
Dr. Lorenzo Cohen and Alison Jefferies recommend harnessing 6 lifestyle pillars for positive behavior change to improve wellness and long-term health.
It’s normal to feel sad sometimes when you’re facing cancer. But if that feeling won’t go away, you may be experiencing depression. Learn what the signs are and how you can get help.
Dealing with stress can make coping with a cancer diagnosis even harder. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira describes some ways to lessen the effects of stress.
Sarcoma survivor Valérie Sanja Tettinek shares how pursuing resilience helped her manage the emotional burden of her diagnosis. She also describes the mindfulness practices that empower her day after day.
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.
Feeling some distress while living with cancer is normal. But when distress affects your ability to cope with the disease, its treatment, and your daily life, it’s time to ask for help.
An animal-assisted therapy team consists of a person called a handler and a therapy dog, both trained to provide healing interactions with patients.