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
March 27, 2019
Intimacy After Breast Cancer
Being comfortable with your body and enjoying intimacy can be a challenge after breast cancer. It’s different for every woman, but some issues, both physical and emotional, are common. Fortunately, there are aids and strategies that can make adjusting to... 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
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
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