October 24th 2020
By Barbara Tako
Communication is key for any relationship, particularly for the changing relationship patients with cancer may have with their family. Here are tips from a cancer survivor on how to navigate this change.
October 1st 2020
By Kim Johnson
When going through cancer, you are often waiting for more bad news to come because it comes far more often than good news does. It is hard to let your guard down and recognize that while that was life during cancer, that is not your life anymore.
September 18th 2020
One to three percent of survivors develop a second cancer different from the originally treated cancer. The level of risk is small, and greater numbers of survivors are living longer due to improvements in treatment. However, even thinking about the possibility of having a second cancer can be stressful.
September 15th 2020
By Barbara Jaffe
Please, look for advice and resources that do not further complicate or adversely affect your own efforts to cope, but rather offers a path for you to do the best for your kids but still focus on all the aspects of you and your whole family living with cancer.
August 24th 2020
By CURE staff
On social media, CURE® recently asked its readers to share some tips for others for coping with roadblocks they might experience on their cancer journey. Here, we share some of their responses.
August 20th 2020
By Steve Rubin
What had eluded my wife and I, and not without great consequence, was the damage cancer had inflicted upon our apartment. Years and years of trauma, PTSD triggers, and bone-chilling memories had snuck in and festered around us like cockroaches.
August 8th 2020
By Doris Cardwell
That sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach is familiar to those who have heard the words "you have cancer". Telling someone not to worry post treatment can be like telling them to not breathe. Listening is more productive than telling survivors not to worry.
August 4th 2020
By Danielle Ripley-Burgess
A colon cancer survivor reflects on receiving her first diagnosis as a high school student, and offers current students whose academic careers have been altered by COVID-19 some advice on how they'll get through the missed experiences.
July 31st 2020
By Steve Rubin
I asked fellow patients with cancer and survivors on Twitter for advice on coping strategies to combat "Scanxiety" and some suggested making a conscious attempt to not let anxiety ruin the days leading up to your next scan. I gave it a shot, and it worked.