In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses what “scanxiety” is, how it impacts people with cancer and survivors, and what they can do to cope.
Cancer survivor Bethany Hart describes the emotions and decisions that followed her cancer diagnosis, including how she managed making important choices about her care and her advice for people with cancer trying to do the same.
Your doctor may recommend a fine needle aspiration biopsy, also called a fine needle biopsy or FNA, to find out if a mass from a scan or examination is cancer. Here, learn what the procedure is, how to prepare, and how it’s used to diagnose cancer.
Dr. Tara Rajendran shares the power of music in helping people with cancer cope, including the physical, emotional, and mental benefits it provides and how people with cancer can get started with integrating music into their care.
Cancer caregiver Marika Humphreys shares the challenges cancer caregivers face in taking care of themselves and where caregivers can start in making self-care a priority.
In this podcast, Drs. Eliza Park and Paula Rauch discuss how a parent with metastatic cancer can talk with their children about their prognosis, including the challenges of having this discussion and ways to navigate the conversation with children of different ages.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the importance of the words you use when talking to or about people with cancer and what to keep in mind when discussing cancer.
Dr. Chasity Burrows Walters discusses the difficulties that can come with sharing your sexual orientation and gender identity with your cancer care team, how bringing this conversation up with your provider can benefit your care, and how to navigate the discussion.
Karen Warner Schueler describes what it was like to suddenly become a caregiver after her husband was diagnosed with metastatic cancer and what helped her avoid burnout from the role.
In this expert Q&A, Dr. Anthony J. Alberg discusses how smoking cigarettes, pipes, cigars, and e-cigarettes impacts your cancer risk and how people can get help to quit smoking.