Bethany Kandel

Health Writer

Bethany Kandel is a New York-based journalist, health writer, and author. Her articles have appeared in dozens of national publications and websites, including The New York Times, Prevention, Good Housekeeping, and Woman’s Day. After a breast cancer diagnosis, she began writing about the subject. She created www.BreastCancerFreebies.com, where she helps patients/survivors find free wigs, hats, and other resources to help them thrive. Find her on Twitter @cancerfreebies.

Conditions Covered:Breast Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Colon Cancer, Head & Neck Cancer, Lymphoma

Latest by Bethany Kandel

Tips for Metastatic Breast Cancer Support

Looking for treatment information, emotional support, or other help with metastatic breast cancer? Here's how to find it.

One Mother's Journey With Cervical Cancer

Sylvia, a cervical cancer survivor, shares the story of her diagnosis, treatment, and why she advocates other women get the HPV vaccine and regular pap tests.

Colon Cancer Survivors Become Calendar Models

Check out the new edition of “The Colondar," The Colon Club's calendar that features photos of young colon cancer survivors, scars and all.

What to Ask Your Doctor About Bladder Cancer

This collection of bladder cancer questions and answers can help you ask the right questions at your next doctor's appointment.

Need Help With Cervical Cancer?

If you or your loved ones are struggling after a cervical cancer diagnosis, check out these websites and organizations offering education and support.

Breaking the News of Hereditary Cancer Risk

Learning you have a high cancer risk gene mutation is hard enough. Here's how to tell your family they might be at risk too.

How to Handle the Emotional Impact of BRCA

Have you recently had a genetic test that shows you're predisposed to breast or ovarian cancer? A genetic counselor shares how to process the news.

Are You A Cancer Previvor?

Are you someone who hasn't had a cancer diagnosis but might some day? If so, here are words and helpful tips to understand life as a previvor.

Where to Get Support for Head and Neck Cancer

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with head and neck cancer, get to know these websites and organizations that offer support.

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma: Where to Find Support

There is a whole world of support out there to help you every step of the way when you have non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). Resources include the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Lymphoma Research Foundation.