Hagumimana Robert shares what it was like when his mother received her cancer diagnosis, what cancer care is like in his country of Uganda, and what he learned about supporting a loved one with cancer during his mother’s experience.
Cancer survivor Devorah Aschendorf discusses what it was like being diagnosed with an aggressive form of lymphoma while pregnant, how she coped with caring for a newborn during cancer treatment, and how this experience changed her perspective on life.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the difficulty many people face with accepting help during cancer, why accepting help is important for both you and your loved ones, and tips for learning how to receive help.
People with cancer are often immunocompromised as a result of cancer and its treatments. This could put them at greater risk for infection, so it’s important to prevent the spread of germs during a visit. Here, find practical guidance on what you can do to keep your loved one safe during a visit.
Psychologist and cancer survivor Dr. Cordelia Galgut shares what it’s like living with the fear of cancer recurrence, why the fear of recurrence is often misunderstood, and what survivors can do to cope.
Cancer survivor Eva Grayzel shares what it was like preparing for cancer treatment and the things that helped her endure treatment both physically and emotionally.
Read research from the August 2022 session of the ASCO Plenary Series, which features a study that evaluated how common it is for people with lung cancer to have inherited genetic mutations known to increase cancer risk.
Dr. Paula Rauch discusses why it’s so important for parents to start talking with their kids about taking steps to prevent cancer as early as possible and shares helpful ways to begin these conversations around sun safety, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, not smoking, and living a healthy lifestyle.
Breast cancer survivor Karen Kratenstein shares helpful tips on what to say when talking with and supporting a loved one with cancer, as well as how other people with cancer can ask for the support they need.
Sharie Lisowski shares how she and her husband reacted to his prostate cancer diagnosis and how they worked together to help him choose the best treatment plan for him.