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
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
June 4, 2018
Should You Get a Second Opinion for Your Cancer Treatment?
Being diagnosed with cancer can be frightening and overwhelming. You want to do everything possible to set yourself up for treatment success. But it’s easy to question whether you’re doing everything right.  Getting a second medical opinion can help. Here’... read more
March 15, 2018
How to Find Trusted Information About a Cancer Diagnosis
If you or a loved one is facing cancer, one of your first reactions may be to go online. After all, the internet is awash in information about cancer and its treatments, from ads to news stories to government websites. It is certainly possible to find... read more
January 23, 2018
Getting Ready for Your First Visit to the Oncologist
Preparing for your first visit with an oncologist can be overwhelming. The to-do list before your visit can be lengthy—forwarding medical records and test results to the doctor, making a list of questions and concerns, enlisting someone to come with you to... read more