January 23, 2019
Easing Stress When Waiting for Test Results
Whether you’re living with cancer or looking at a possible diagnosis, standing by for test results can be overwhelming and stressful. But there are ways to cope. “Waiting is not the problem, worry is,” said Paula H. Finestone, PhD, a clinical psychologist... read more
January 17, 2019
Where You Start Your Cancer Care Matters
A cancer diagnosis means lots of big decisions. One of the most important is where you choose to receive care. Location and insurance can play a role. But studies have shown that beginning treatment at a facility that specializes in cancer can really... 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
January 2, 2019
The Truth About Cervical Cancer Screening: How Often Should You Get Te...
Updated: January 2, 2019 The smartest thing you can do to help prevent cervical cancer is to get the right test at the right time. Two tests are widely used to screen for cancer in the cervix, the narrow opening to the uterus at the top of the vagina:... read more
December 21, 2018
What You Need to Know about Neuroendocrine Tumors
For people diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumors (NET), treatment has historically worked to prevent advancement of the disease, but there were no therapies available that actually shrunk these tumors – until now. Some types of this rare form of cancer... 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