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.
People often say it's the simple things that make life worth living. Brain tumor survivor Andrew Langerman shares how the combination of books, games, and Dr. Who helped him cope with his diagnosis and treatment.
Although many women who have a mastectomy choose to have reconstructive surgery, wearing a breast prosthesis or breast form is another option. Breast cancer survivor Andrea Zinn talks about the process of choosing and being fitted for a breast prosthesis.
Algunos sobrevivientes de cáncer se preguntan cómo empezar una rutina regular de ejercicio. ¿Cuáles son los beneficios? ¿Hay riesgos después del tratamiento? Maria Garcia-Jimenez, MS, ha compilado las recomendaciones y la evidencia.
After treatment for breast cancer and a recurrence, Desirée Walker realized life would never be the same. In this guest post, she shares what her “new normal” has become.
Barbara Tako is a breast cancer and melanoma survivor. Throughout her experiences, she has tried to turn the negatives of a cancer diagnosis into as many positives as possible—what she calls her “super spidey cancer powers.”