Patient advocate Martha Carlson and Dr. Maryam Lustberg share what people diagnosed with cancer should know about self-comparison on social media, including ways to avoid it and how to cope.
Breast cancer survivor Thandi Montgomery shares what it was like being diagnosed with breast cancer at 38, the physical and emotional toll it took on her, why she turned to therapy for help, and how she found purpose while facing her diagnosis.
Dr. Elizabeth Kacel shares what people with cancer should know if they are experiencing insomnia, including causes of cancer-related insomnia, how it can impact daily life, how they can cope with insomnia, and how the health care team can help manage it.
Dr. Eleonora Teplinsky describes what to know about alcohol consumption and cancer risk, including how alcohol increases your risk for cancer, why limiting or stopping alcohol consumption can help lower this risk, and what steps you can take to do so.
Cancer survivor Mark Nicholson shares what it was like being diagnosed and undergoing treatment, coping with survivor’s guilt, uncertainty, and other difficult emotions, and how starting his “bucket list” helped him cope.
Teen cancer survivor Alec Kupelian shares what it was like being diagnosed with cancer at that age, the loneliness he experienced, and what other teens and young adults with cancer should know about finding support.
In this post, melanoma survivor Bryant Wieneke reflects on what it was like being diagnosed with advanced disease, how he felt more vulnerable after being diagnosed with a second cancer years later, and how he is supporting his mental health.
Dr. Cristiane Decat Bergerot discusses what people with cancer and their caregivers should know about coping with waiting periods during cancer, including how to manage your emotions during a wait and when to seek help.
Dr. Amy K. Siston discusses common sexual health concerns cancer survivors experience, including how cancer treatment can impact sexual health, coping with the emotional effects of cancer that can lead to sexual issues, and how survivors can get help.
Dr. Cristiane Decat Bergerot discusses what the fear of recurrence is, how it can impact adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors, and ways that people can cope with the worry that the cancer will return after treatment.