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5 Meaningful Ways to Support Cancer Patients

When Traver Hutchins was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2008, people were eager to help. Anyone who has ever had a family member, friend, or acquaintance diagnosed with cancer knows this feeling: the overwhelming desire to somehow show you care. ...

By Lara DeSanto

10 Ways to Deal with Holiday Unhappiness

Is cancer making you feel sick, scared, or financially challenged this holiday season? Finding some joy this season with these 10 tips for holiday unhappiness.

By PJ Hamel

Chemobrain and Holiday Multi-Tasking

Is chemobrain making it hard to stay on track this holiday season? Here are some practical strategies for staying organized during the holiday crunch.

By PJ Hamel

Vaccines After Breast Cancer

Vaccines for you and your family can offer vital protection if your immunity is compromised by chemotherapy, radiation, and stress from breast cancer treatment.

By Phyllis Johnson

How to Make Thanksgiving Easier with Cancer

Here are some strategies for lightening your load and enjoying Thanksgiving when you’re just not in the mood to celebrate.

By PJ Hamel

New Recommendations for Cancer Research

Learn about the 10 new recommendations for cancer prevention, care, and research from Vice President Joe Biden’s National Cancer Moonshot Initiative.

By PJ Hamel

10 Steps for Coming Back from Cancer

How do you transition from cancer patient to cancer survivor? Follow these tips for what to expect as you come out the other side.

By PJ Hamel

Ovarian Cancer Undertreated in Older Women?

Surgery is considered the first-line treatment for ovarian cancer. So why are some women over age 75 not being offered this potentially lifesaving intervention?

By HealthAfter50

Restoring Balance If You Have Peripheral Neuropathy

Nerve damage caused by chemotherapy is a common problem for cancer patients. One analysis of 31 studies found that almost 70 percent of chemotherapy patients will experience chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) during treatment with abou...

By Phyllis Johnson

8 Tips for Dealing with Chemo Brain

Evidence suggests that 25 to 40 percent of cancer patients and survivors experience cognitive problems to some degree.

By Phyllis Johnson