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June 4th 2021
By Ryan McDonald
It is important to help people feel more confident as they face many decisions during their cancer journey and provide them with resources to show them that they don’t have to face the disease alone.
June 2nd 2021
By Jamie Cesanek
Patients with cancer experienced higher levels of loneliness, isolation and symptom burden due to social distancing procedures for COVID-19, according to a recent study.
June 1st 2021
On social media, CURE® recently asked its readers to share what was the most surprising thing that changed in their life since receiving a cancer diagnosis. Here’s what they shared.
May 28th 2021
By Mylin Torres, MD
A doctor from the department of radiation oncology at Emory’s Clifton Campus describes a nurse at her institution who goes “above and beyond” her call of duty by training her colleagues and making her patients feel comfortable.
May 24th 2021
On social media, CURE® recently asked its readers to share what unexpected, non-treatment-related costs they incurred during their cancer journey. Here’s what they shared.
May 20th 2021
In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, Dr. William Breitbart, chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health within the cancer community and what people can do to manage this extra strain.
May 19th 2021
By Antonia DePace
Long-term survivors of childhood cancer may have increased risks of cancer-related worries, which may be associated with higher levels of substance use, health care utilization and lower rates of physical activity.
By Bonnie Annis
When a patient’s cancer care team determines treatment is no longer working, it’s time to make some difficult decisions regarding long-term care, writes one breast cancer survivor. Here, she shares advice on how family members can offer their love and support.
May 18th 2021
By Marissa Holzer
A woman with metastatic breast cancer laments the losses she’s faced due to cancer.
May 17th 2021
On social media, CURE® recently asked its readers to share how a pet helped them during their experience with cancer. Here’s what they shared.
May 12th 2021
By Darlene Dobkowski, MA
According to a survey of 26 patients with advanced cancer, many reported that the U.S. opioid epidemic impacted their opinions of opioid use for pain management and conversations with their clinician regarding prescriptions.
By Robin Zimmerman
A man who lost his wife to melanoma explains how he channeled his grief into advocacy that led to a change in legislation.
May 4th 2021
The Philadelphia-based cancer center has enrolled patients who receive port insertions in MyCareCompass, a new program that organizes patient information and provides educational content to help patients understand their treatment.
April 29th 2021
By Amy Paturel
Channeling optimism during your cancer journey isn’t just about living longer — it’s about living better.
April 28th 2021
A person with metastatic breast cancer discusses the emotional experience of learning that her dog, Heidi, was diagnosed with cancer.
April 27th 2021
By Jane Biehl Ph.D.
A cancer survivor describes her interpretation of a quote about loss by philosopher Marcus Aurelius.
April 25th 2021
By Susan Lugo
A cancer survivor shares advice on how people can support a friend with cancer.
April 16th 2021
By William Ramshaw
A cancer survivor and former military service member writes how he used to be short with people, demanded things be done his way and often made others feel little — that is until his cancer diagnosis. Here, he shares how his experience with cancer taught him to be kinder to others.
April 12th 2021
On social media, CURE® recently asked its readers to share where they first turned to for information after they received their cancer diagnosis. Here’s what some of them said.
April 10th 2021
A person living with metastatic breast cancer shares a poem regarding how her life changed in an instant, and how she continues to push forward even though her disease is extensive.
April 9th 2021
A cancer survivor recalls an experience from early on during the COVID-19 pandemic and reiterates how more than a year later, she thinks about those little things.
April 3rd 2021
A person with metastatic breast cancer writes about how she just wants to be “normal” again and for people to stop pitying her.
April 2nd 2021
A cancer survivor writes about all the little things she has missed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Those little things — such as going to a diner and connecting with friends — are now appreciated more than we ever would have imagined, she writes.
March 30th 2021
By Brielle Benyon
Progress on palliative care education and adoption in cancer centers has been slow, but an expert from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center says studies show that it can improve cancer outcomes.
March 28th 2021
By Ron Cooper
A prostate cancer survivor recalls a time when the cancer center’s staff helped him realize that its OK to have fun while receiving cancer treatment.
March 26th 2021
A cancer survivor yearns for the “touch starvation” brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic to be over. She writes about how just one hug can make a huge difference for people.
March 15th 2021
On social media, CURE® recently asked its readers to share who they have turned to for emotional support during their cancer journey.
March 1st 2021
On social media, CURE® recently asked its readers to share what they want to hear from family and friends and what they don’t want to hear.
February 22nd 2021
On social media, CURE® recently asked its readers to share their favorite motivational or inspirational quotes. Here's what they had to share.
There are certain patient characteristics that are associated with fear of recurrence. However, there are simple steps that survivors can take to cope.
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