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
October 11, 2019
Support Services for Patients and Their Families
When it comes to cancer care, you’re more than just your body. The disease can come with complex emotions that stem from the stress of navigating treatment, the toll it takes on your body, and the adjustment to a new normal after treatment is over. Social... read more
October 7, 2019
Deciding Against Cancer Treatment
A cancer diagnosis often brings with it a lot of decisions, especially about treatment. And sometimes those decisions can be difficult to make or understand. That’s especially true if you or a loved one is thinking about forgoing treatment altogether or... read more
August 5, 2019
Living with Cancer as a Chronic Illness
Most people think of cancer as a disease that’s either curable or terminal. But there’s also a middle ground: chronic cancer. And it can sometimes be emotionally difficult to deal with. Chronic cancers are those that can be watched and closely treated—but... read more
May 15, 2019
Coping with Cancer’s Impact on Body Image
Treatment plans for cancer can help manage or even cure the disease. But those treatments can sometimes alter a patient’s appearance. Many cancer therapies can cause profound changes to the way people look. Most people are familiar with common chemotherapy... read more
May 6, 2019
For Oncology Nurses, It’s More Than Just a Job
It takes a special person to be a nurse. And it’s an even more elite group that is drawn to cancer care. At Fox Chase Cancer Center, our amazing nurses treat patients with cancer and related diseases, exclusively. “The most important thing I realized when... read more