Tag: Living with Cancer

lung cancer screening April 23, 2018

The emotional side of being screened for lung cancer

Experts hear some common fears from patients. Here they offer some reassurance.

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Cancer Smoking

questions to ask your oncologist March 14, 2018

Checklist: What questions to ask your oncologist

If the diagnosis is cancer, use this checklist with your doctor to make sure you leave no question unanswered.

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should I work during cancer treatment February 21, 2018

Should I work during cancer treatment?

The choice is not the same for everyone. We talk through the factors to help you decide.

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breast-cancer October 2, 2017

Living with breast cancer and hoping for a cure

As new treatments are approved every year, fewer women are dying from metastatic breast cancer every year and more are living with it.

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Cancer Women's Health

hair loss in children September 27, 2017

Tips for coping with hair loss in children

Children who've experienced it give advice on coping with losing your hair.

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Cancer Children Teens

teen cancer patient September 21, 2017

What one teen cancer survivor wants you to know

After 4 bouts with childhood cancer, this teen has learned valuable lessons and wants to share.

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managing heart problems from cancer treatment February 21, 2017

The ABCDEs of caring for the heart during cancer treatment — and beyond

Cancer treatment can be hard on the heart. People dealing with cancer should talk through this checklist with their doctor.

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Cancer Heart & Vascular

September 8, 2016

Patient offers tips for kids newly diagnosed with cancer

Getting a cancer diagnosis is hard. Here are some ways for kids to cope from someone who has been there.

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Cancer Children

August 19, 2016

When dealing with cancer, lean on someone to help record medical information

If you have cancer, it can be helpful to appoint a family scribe, someone to go to doctor visits with you to take notes if your mind is reeling.

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Cancer Caregivers