Recurrence Anxiety Strikes Unexpectedly

Recurrence Anxiety Strikes Unexpectedly

The fear of recurrence weighs heavily on the minds of every cancer survivor, some more than others.  For some it can be an overwhelming fear experienced on a daily basis, and for others, less frequent.  For many patients, recurrence anxiety strikes most often around...
Dealing With Depression When You Have Cancer

Dealing With Depression When You Have Cancer

Addressing depression in cancer patients is a vital part of the care provided by healthcare providers. In some cases, healthcare providers should be doing a better job in asking patients going through cancer treatment about their emotional health, and to encourage...
Tips for meeting with your doctor

Tips for meeting with your doctor

Before you meet with your doctor for the first time, it’s a good idea to formulate a list of questions you want answered.  Be sure to write them down, so you don’t forget to ask any of them.  Also, bring someone along for moral support.  Having them there will help...