January 22, 2020
Tips for Coping with the Uncertainty of Cancer
When it comes to cancer, the only real guarantees are there aren’t any. Cancer journeys are full of uncertainties, and it’s easy for all of those “what-ifs” to take a toll on your mental health. But it doesn’t have to be that way. No doubt—the big... read more
January 8, 2020
Hereditary Prostate Cancer: What Every Man Should Know
On a typical day, an average of nearly 480 men in the U.S. are newly diagnosed with prostate cancer. Most men facing this cancer don’t have a family history of the disease. Still, a family history does raise the risk of prostate cancer. For example, having... read more
January 7, 2020
Whipple Procedure for Pancreatic Cancer: Things to Know
Updated: February 24, 2020 If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, your doctor might recommend a type of surgery called a Whipple procedure. Also called a pancreatoduodenectomy, this is a highly complex operation that requires a... read more
December 20, 2019
Coping with Cancer Side Effects This Holiday Season
The holidays, along with their related celebrations and must-do lists, can overwhelm anyone. But, when you’re undergoing cancer treatment, this time of year can be especially draining. Planning ahead and staying flexible can help keep your days merry and... read more
December 17, 2019
How Mindfulness Can Help You Cope With Cancer
Getting diagnosed with cancer and undergoing treatment can bring on an avalanche of emotions. Mindfulness is a way to help deal with those feelings and keep them from spiraling out of control. But what is mindfulness? It’s simply slowing down and paying... read more
December 9, 2019
Ready, Set, Go! Making Travel Plans When You Have Cancer
Sometimes, you just need to get out of town. Whether you’re longing for a break or want to see loved ones, travel can be good for your outlook and your health. If you’re undergoing cancer treatment, getting ready to roam might take a little more preparation... read more