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© 2022 MJH Life Sciences™ and CURE - Oncology & Cancer News for Patients & Caregivers. All rights reserved.
September 2nd 2022
By Robin Zimmerman
Cancer is talked about more openly nowadays, and while watching a movie with my daughter, a scene portraying a character in hospice care gave me flashbacks to our cancer experience.
August 23rd 2022
By Brielle Benyon
CURE® surveyed its audience to see how they cope with fear of cancer recurrence. Here’s what they had to say.
August 17th 2022
Prior to my breast cancer diagnosis, my only goal in life was for my son to turn 16 so he could drive me to and from the local bars. Now I can’t help but think that my cancer was meant for me to change my life.
August 16th 2022
The rules of baseball are fair and as long as you do your best, the outcome is always desirable. But with cancer, there are no rules because cancer does what it likes and constantly changes the game.
August 15th 2022
A psychiatrist advises patients with cancer to speak up about their mental health concerns during cancer treatment, as there are tools that can guide best next steps.
July 27th 2022
By Colleen Moretti
With society entrenched in an “infodemic,” it can be challenging for many patients with cancer to identify what information online is accurate. Recently, the development of a new tool may help patients decipher what news is misleading.
July 26th 2022
By Steve Rubin
My oncology team and I decided that it was OK to decrease the frequency of cancer-related scans, leaving me both relieved and nervous.
July 18th 2022
By Michelle Velez
I frequently relive the day I was diagnosed with cancer and realized that I may need to limit my exposure to other people’s cancer battles.
Beyond its lessons, cancer has also brought, along with the fear and anxiety, a conviction to empower myself and to create a life that I deserve: One in which joy can triumph over that fear and that anxiety.
July 12th 2022
By Chelsey Gomez
Heartbreak and loss trail behind us every day in the cancer world. But so does understanding, friendship and love.
July 1st 2022
By Elizabeth McSpadden
As I reflect on the month of June, I see it as my “rebirth,” as four years ago, I was diagnosed with cancer, and my life has not been the same ever since.
June 30th 2022
By Sailaja Darisipudi
In less than a year, Christine Whelchel went from receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer to becoming a trailblazing “Jeopardy!” champion.
June 27th 2022
After cancer, I now have more empathy for people going through health crises, though when I see others posting inspirational stories on social media, I can’t help but to wonder how much strife they have actually been through.
June 23rd 2022
By William Ramshaw
Post-cancer depression sometimes makes me feel like I’m being run over by a bus, but here’s some advice on how to let it pass by.
June 21st 2022
By Mark Cantrell
Many patients with cancer who have limited financial resources or high insurance co-pays have started to use crowdfunding campaigns to pay for the daunting bills associated with their treatment and subsequent care.
June 15th 2022
As part of its Heal at Home series, CURE® collaborated with a clinical health psychologist at the University of Hawaii Cancer Center to provide cancer survivors an easy-to-understand guide to start meditating.
June 7th 2022
By Ron Cooper
I was approached with the opportunity to ghostwrite for an author who was writing about his cancer journey. I’m still baffled by the timing, but that experience shifted into my eventual cancer journey.
June 6th 2022
By Mark Hicks
Having someone beside you to accompany you during doctor's visits to take notes or having someone to help you find the right specialist or even to just help research what treatment options are available can be incredibly helpful.
June 1st 2022
By Pam Wilson
After I was diagnosed with cancer, I started to feel like a burden to my loved ones. So, I wrote a letter urging them to continue on with other aspects of their lives.
May 20th 2022
By Jane Biehl Ph.D.
Cancer is a dangerous disease that comes with many difficult decisions, making me constantly feel like I’m living on the edge.
May 19th 2022
By Jessica Bolz
When you put your feelings out there in cancer support groups — be it in-person or virtual — you’re opening your ideas up to others’ interpretation, and some might not like what you have to say.
By Kimberly Holiday-Coleman
After being diagnosed with colorectal cancer, my ostomy — which I named Toodles — opened up a world of body positivity for me.
Anger is a reaction to injustice, which cancer certainly is. Sometimes I wished there was a place in the cancer treatment centers to let that rage out.
May 18th 2022
Dying does not have the be scary, and there are resources available to help patients and their loved ones, explained an expert.
May 17th 2022
By Kim Johnson
Watching my sister undergo cancer treatment made me want to become a nurse, though after she was re-diagnosed, I’ve had to step away from that career path.
Actor and cancer advocate Patrick Dempsey explains that when a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, it is important that family members make the moments they share together count.
May 13th 2022
By Phyllis Hill
If I get nervous about a test result, she always takes time to talk with my husband and me about it and explain what the results mean.
May 12th 2022
By Felicia Mitchell
Finding a swimsuit if you have not chosen reconstruction after breast cancer can be a challenge, but there are many ways to find what best works for you.
May 9th 2022
By Martha Carlson
When it comes to both COVID-19 precautions and life with cancer, I feel like I have to sacrifice some privacy to gain understanding from the people around me.
Patients with cancer have so many resources available to them to learn about their disease as well as their treatment options, explained a research nurse from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
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