Karen Cordova shares what it was like losing her childhood best friend to cancer, including the difficulty that came with understanding her friend’s death as a child and how she honors her friend today as an adult.
Clinical psychologist Dr. Nancy Novack shares several ways to cope with financial stress during cancer, including resources available to help people with cancer with financial concerns.
Dr. Kedar Kirtane and Dr. Perrin Romine discuss the common sexual health concerns people with head and neck cancer have and how to get help with these concerns during and after cancer.
Dr. Fay J. Hlubocky shares what people with cancer should know about managing their mental health during the war in Ukraine, including how to cope and where to find help.
In this post, Dr. Andrea Walens shares what it was like learning she had a genetic mutation that put her at an increased risk of breast cancer and why she decided to get a prophylactic double mastectomy to help prevent the development of cancer in the future.
Dr. Sheila Lahijani describes what causes anxiety during cancer, how to identify its signs and symptoms, the positive purpose it can serve, and ways people with cancer can cope when experiencing anxiety.
Do Cancer Survivors Have To Be Positive All the Time? Letting Yourself Feel Every Emotion During Cancer Survivorship
Cancer survivor and psychologist Dr. Cordelia Galgut shares the challenges cancer survivors face in feeling like they should always be positive and grateful to have survived, the problems with this way of thinking, and how survivors can cope with a spectrum of emotions.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses what “scanxiety” is, how it impacts people with cancer and survivors, and what they can do to cope.
Cancer survivor Bethany Hart describes the emotions and decisions that followed her cancer diagnosis, including how she managed making important choices about her care and her advice for people with cancer trying to do the same.
Survivor Cindy Trice shares how changing the clothes she wore during cancer treatment made her feel more comfortable and dignified and how she’s working to help other people with cancer do the same.