Genetic testing allows doctors to help treat, and even prevent, certain types of cancers. Many patients can benefit from genetic testing; however, we still don’t know a lot about how to best use the results of these tests.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk post, Dr. Schapira writes about the importance of slowing down to face the challenges of a cancer diagnosis.
Sharing your cancer story is a deeply personal choice. Here are some tips to help you decide.
Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Use these tips to make sure your Mother’s Day celebrations are full of love and not food poisoning.
The Brown family turned their son’s cancer journey into a mission to create standards for the psychosocial care of children with cancer and their families. In this podcast, they discuss that journey and what steps are still needed.
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.
In this month’s blog, Dr. Schapira shares her thoughts on the value of family caregivers and the common challenges they face.
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.
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.
When Vinita Mathew was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she had to figure out what to tell her sons. They were 5 and 18 months old at the time. In this guest post, she discusses ways to help a child understand cancer based on what she learned from her own experiences, as well as from other survivors and health care professionals.