Life after cancer is emotionally challenging. Oncology social worker Hester Hill Schnipper, LICSW, OSW-C, describes 5 signs of distress and how you can find help.
Melissa Hudson, MD, discusses the unique needs that survivors of childhood cancer have and how they can prepare for a life after cancer.
Research presented this weekend at the 2016 Cancer Survivorship Symposium will address some of the challenges patients face after treatment ends.
Dr. Schapira talks about the transition from person with cancer to survivor and considerations for appropriate medical care after cancer.
How well do you know your co-workers? Rachel Rieger shares her experience after learning a co-worker had twice been through breast cancer.
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.
Cancer does funny things to one’s sense of time. In this post, Margaret Zuccotti talks about how her diagnosis, treatment, and long-term survival of metastatic inflammatory breast cancer caused her to look at her calendar differently.
Dr. Schapira reflects on how many people find strength and encouragement while living with cancer.
From the ASCO Connection: The Dating Game: Older Patients with Cancer, Survivors Seeking Supportive Partners
Dr. Katz discusses the challenges of dating after cancer and coping with loneliness for older people with cancer.
When Randy Hillard was diagnosed with metastatic stomach cancer in 2010 he was treated with a drug that increased overall survival to an average of 13 months. Now, nearly 5 years later, his unexpected survival has led to some unexpected issues.