March 20, 2019
11 Actions You Can Take to Support Cancer Patients
Cancer has a way of putting things into perspective. No matter how it’s touched your life - whether you’re a survivor, are undergoing treatment, or have a loved one who’s been through it - cancer can be such a tough journey that it makes you grateful for... read more
March 20, 2019
Coping With Cancer When You’re Single
Dealing with a cancer diagnosis is always hard. But when you’re single or living alone, it can sometimes be even more difficult. You might be used to doing things on your own if you don’t have a partner or spouse. However, now isn’t the time to try to go... read more
January 15, 2019
Cancer Disparities: How Cancer Affects Different Populations
Anyone can get cancer. However, some populations experience an undue burden of cancer. The adverse impacts cancer has on different populations are known as cancer disparities. What are cancer disparities? According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI),... read more
December 21, 2018
Can’t Sleep? You’re Not Alone
Most adults need about seven to nine hours of sleep every night. But, about 15 to 20 percent of adults in the U.S. have a sleep disorder, and 30 percent have had insomnia at some point. Anyone who has missed a night’s sleep knows what it’s like. Lack of... 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
November 13, 2018
Finding the Right Words to Talk About Cancer
When someone we know is diagnosed with cancer, many of us don’t know what to say—and fear saying the wrong thing. Suddenly, we’re speaking in metaphors. We talk about warriors and survivors. They’re heroes fighting a cancer battle. Cancer patients... read more