July 15, 2020
Five Ways to Support Loved Ones With Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandem...
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we stay safe, and that’s especially true for people with cancer (who often have a compromised immune system). At many cancer centers (including Fox Chase), loved ones can’t visit people in the hospital or accompany... read more
May 26, 2020
Advice for Cancer Caregivers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Taking care of a loved one with cancer can be rewarding, but even during normal times, it isn’t easy. Add the COVID-19 pandemic into the mix, and the responsibilities of being a caregiver can seem overwhelming. “Self-care has always been our number one... read more
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 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 22, 2020
Life After Cancer: Looking Back—and Moving Forward
Finishing treatment for cancer marks the end of what might have been one of the hardest chapters of your life. It’s also the start of something entirely new—and for some, that takes some getting used to. Completing your cancer journey can bring a wave of... read more
January 22, 2020
Tips for Coping with the Uncertainty of Cancer
When it comes to cancer, the only real guarantees are there aren’t any. Cancer journeys are full of uncertainties, and it’s easy for all of those “what-ifs” to take a toll on your mental health. But it doesn’t have to be that way. No doubt—the big... read more