In this podcast, Dr. Frank Penedo interviews esophageal cancer survivor Rachael Kearney about her experience being diagnosed with cancer, how she coped with side effects from treatment, and her advice for sharing your cancer story.
In this podcast, Dr. Fay Hlubocky and Dr. Manali Patel discuss what health equity and quality care mean in the context of cancer care and describe research highlights in these areas from the 2022 Quality Care Symposium.
Composer and multiple myeloma survivor Ed Hartman shares how having creative outlets like music and writing have helped him manage the mental and physical impacts of his cancer diagnosis and treatment.
What Caregivers Should Know About End-of-Life Care Issues for People With Advanced Head and Neck Cancer
In this post, Dr. Cristina Rodriguez and Dr. Natalie Uy describe what to know about caring for a loved one with advanced head and neck cancer toward the end of life, including the challenges unique to people with this type of cancer and how to get help.
In this podcast, Dr. Maryam Lustberg discusses 3 themes from the 2022 Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) Annual Meeting, including insights on disparities in access to supportive care, the impacts of COVID-19 on the delivery of supportive care, and clinician burnout.
Dr. Fay J. Hlubocky discusses how anxiety can impact people with cancer, how this anxiety can lead to panic attacks, and what people with cancer can do to prevent and relieve panic attacks.
Mindfulness can be a helpful tool for people with cancer to manage anxiety and stress while navigating their diagnosis. Dr. Barbara Clivio shares what mindfulness is, why it can be helpful, and how to get started with the practice.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Tonia Onyeka discusses what the cancer experience is like in Nigeria, including how people with cancer access care, how pain management has become more common in the country, and resources available to help people with cancer in Nigeria.
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.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Diah Martina describes what cancer care is like in Indonesia, including the prevalence of advanced cancer in the country and how the government is working to improve access to cancer care, including palliative care.