May 4, 2020
Cancer and COVID-19: 7 Ways to Cope with the Anxiety
A cancer diagnosis brings uncertainty, even under the best of circumstances. Right now, the coronavirus pandemic is increasing anxiety and insecurity in many people diagnosed with cancer, as well as their loved ones. “We live in a society that is future-... read more
April 13, 2020
Staying in Touch While at a Distance
Socialization is an important part of maintaining mental health. It can improve your brain function, increase your feelings of well-being, and stave off depression (especially when you or a loved one is undergoing cancer treatment). But, what do you do... read more
April 1, 2020
The Benefits of Keeping a Daily Routine During Uncertain Times
During times of uncertainty, there are a lot of things we can’t control, and this feeling can have negative psychological and physical effects on our life. For those facing a cancer diagnosis or going through active treatment during times of uncertainty,... read more
January 24, 2020
Managing Other Health Problems When You Have Cancer
A cancer diagnosis can often take up a lot of the time and energy you have for managing your health. However, if you have other chronic medical conditions (often called coexisting conditions) in addition to cancer, it’s important to stay on top of them 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