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 13, 2020
Facing Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Important Things to Know
The COVID-19 pandemic is difficult for many, but for those facing cancer, it can be especially overwhelming. Cancer never stops—diagnoses are still occurring and patients are faced with decisions about treatments. If you or a loved one is facing a cancer... read more
April 8, 2020
Immunosuppression: What It Means for Cancer Patients
One of the many potential side effects of cancer and its treatments is a suppressed immune system, or immunosuppression. Immunosuppression is a reduction in the body’s ability to fight infection and disease. The immune system’s job is to defend the body,... 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
March 24, 2020
The Biggest Change You Can Make to Stop the Spread of COVID-19: Social...
Recent scientific models show that the single most important factor in limiting the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is social distancing. We know that the virus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes COVID-19 is spread by respiratory droplets, which are... read more
March 10, 2020
What Every Cancer Patient Should Be Asking About Coronavirus
Updated May 13, 2021 The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2. Since the first confirmed case in late January 2020 in Wuhan City, China, over 159 million cases have been reported worldwide. Shortly... read more