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.
Music therapists provide personalized music-based interventions to address patients’ physical, emotional, cognitive, spiritual, and social needs.
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.
Therapy animals offer comfort in a wide variety of difficult and stressful settings. Learn more about how to help someone with cancer by training your pet to be a therapy animal.
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.