Aromatherapy with essential oils may help relieve certain side effects of cancer and its treatment, but these oils cannot treat or prevent cancer. Here, learn what people with cancer should know about how essential oils may help and their limits.
Dr. Arjun Gupta shares the emotional challenges that can come with appetite loss in someone with cancer and how caregivers can best support a loved one who is experiencing this side effect.
Cancer survivor Mal Malme shares what the experience of navigating cancer survivorship is like as a non-binary person and how institutions are changing to be more inclusive of LGBTQ+ people with cancer.
Penile cancer survivor Jonathan Little shares his experience with the disease and how turning to writing helped him cope with the challenges of his treatment and recovery.
Oral cancer survivor Eva Grayzel shares how her diagnosis gave her a new appreciation for words and how she changed the language she uses to embrace positivity after her voice returned.
Marika Humphreys shares how she used a technique called “holding space” in her efforts to support her husband during his cancer treatment and how it could help other caregivers in similar situations.
In this post, 10-year-old Madison Lyublanovits (M.N.L.) shares what it was like to learn her mom had cancer and what “being brave” during this experience means to her.
In this patient story, British classical crossover singer Summer Watson shares what it was like receiving an advanced breast cancer diagnosis and how music serves as a powerful way to cope during her experience.
In this post, Rachel Engstrom describes how she learned to cope during her husband’s cancer diagnosis and after his death, including how she found support throughout the experience.
In this post, Dr. Anne Katz and Ian Scott discuss what to know about online dating during the COVID-19 pandemic when you have cancer.