January 23, 2019
Easing Stress When Waiting for Test Results
Whether you’re living with cancer or looking at a possible diagnosis, standing by for test results can be overwhelming and stressful. But there are ways to cope. “Waiting is not the problem, worry is,” said Paula H. Finestone, PhD, a clinical psychologist... read more
January 17, 2019
Where You Start Your Cancer Care Matters
A cancer diagnosis means lots of big decisions. One of the most important is where you choose to receive care. Location and insurance can play a role. But studies have shown that beginning treatment at a facility that specializes in cancer can really... read more
December 21, 2018
Fertility and Cancer: What Every Patient Who Wants Children Should Kno...
A cancer diagnosis always brings a multitude of questions about treatment options and prognoses. But if you’re a younger adult and want to have children, fertility may also be something to think about because cancer treatment can affect your ability to... read more
December 19, 2018
My Doctor Told Me I Have A “Precancerous” Lesion. Do I Have Cancer?
Receiving the news that you have a precancerous lesion can cause considerable confusion and stress. Naturally, questions will arise as to the risks of getting a “cancerous” lesion, whether treatment is necessary and, if necessary, what treatment options are... read more
December 17, 2018
Pathologists: The Behind-the-Scenes Cancer Specialists And The Importa...
A pathologist is an important part of every cancer care team. But chances are you don’t know much about these doctors or the crucial reports they write. Here are seven commonly asked questions about pathologists and their work. Q: What is a pathologist? A... read more
November 28, 2018
Cancer Staging: Why It’s Important And Why Accuracy Matters
If you’re diagnosed with cancer, one of the most important things you’ll learn is your cancer’s stage. It’s a way of describing how much cancer is in your body and where the cancer is located. “That knowledge is crucial since doctors need to know your... read more