For 10 years, mesothelioma survivor Heather Von St. James has turned her survivor story into an annual celebration that encourages us all to face our fears and smash them.
Life after cancer is emotionally challenging. Oncology social worker Hester Hill Schnipper, LICSW, OSW-C, describes 5 signs of distress and how you can find help.
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.
Once you have finished cancer treatment, it is impossible to reconstruct the exact life you had prior to diagnosis. Jennifer Titche talks about the challenges she faces as a young breast cancer survivor and how she is building a life with new goals.
Dr. Schapira reflects on how many people find strength and encouragement while living with cancer.
When Randy Hillard was diagnosed with metastatic stomach cancer in 2010 he was treated with a drug that increased overall survival to an average of 13 months. Now, nearly 5 years later, his unexpected survival has led to some unexpected issues.
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.
Managing both caregiving and work responsibilities can be difficult. Caregivers can also face potential workplace discrimination or financial issues from taking time off work. Joanna Fawzy Morales, Esq., a cancer rights attorney, talks about the legal protections and practical resources available to help caregivers better navigate work and caregiving.
People often say it's the simple things that make life worth living. Brain tumor survivor Andrew Langerman shares how the combination of books, games, and Dr. Who helped him cope with his diagnosis and treatment.
Hearing the word cancer is one of people’s biggest fears. In this guest post, Dr. Rick Boulay challenges everything you thought you knew about cancer and shares how he found hope after his wife was diagnosed with leukemia.