Stanley Clark shares what it was like being involved in his aunt’s hospice care plan after her diagnosis of advanced cancer, including how he became involved, how it helped his aunt at the end of her life, and what other caregivers should know.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the importance of the words you use when talking to or about people with cancer and what to keep in mind when discussing cancer.
Karen Warner Schueler describes what it was like to suddenly become a caregiver after her husband was diagnosed with metastatic cancer and what helped her avoid burnout from the role.
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.
In this podcast, Dr. Brian Shuch and genetic counselor Lauren Bear discuss genetic conditions linked to kidney cancer, how they can impact people with kidney cancer and their families, and what to expect if you’re referred to meet with a genetic counselor.
In Dr. Jyoti Patel’s first "From the Editor in Chief" post, she discusses what got her interested in caring for people with cancer, how she’s seen Cancer.Net evolve over the years, and what her goals are for the future of the site.
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 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.