Patient

Measles Outbreak Puts Cancer Patients at Risk
5.15.2019 Dory Benford

Measles is a highly contagious viral infection that lives in the nose and throat mucous of those who have contracted the illness. How can cancer patients protect themselves from the measles?

Read More
Spring Cleaning for Cancer Patients
4.10.2019 Dory Benford

When making your way through the ups and downs of a cancer journey, cleaning your home isn’t always a priority. When you’re dealing with the rigors of treatment, who wants to worry about keeping your windows and floors spotless?

Read More
Spotlight on Rare Cancers: Multiple Myeloma
3.26.2019 hopeful

If you’ve never heard of multiple myeloma, you’re not alone. Many patients with this uncommon illness didn’t know what it was before they were diagnosed. In honor of Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month, we’re working to raise the profile of this disease. Here are some important facts.

Read More
Makeup Tips from a Lipstick Angel: Part 2
3.26.2019 hopeful

In Part 2 of our makeup tips series, Amy Holiber of the Lipstick Angels, a nonprofit organization that offers free beauty services to patients while they undergo treatment, tackles two common concerns for those with cancer: dry skin and eyebrow hair loss.

Read More
Dear Hope: Alive with the Meaning of Transcendence

After a cancer diagnosis, we must decide on a trajectory: Choose quality of life, endure treatments or wait for disease progression. There’s a strange side effect that can occur once we take action, which is a sharpening of focus.

Read More
Fighting Fatigue: Get Active and Get Moving
2.18.2019 hopeful

No matter how hard you are hit by fatigue, however, doctors seem to agree on one thing: Fatigue can be managed, controlled and possibly even prevented by engaging in regular amounts of light-to-moderate exercise.

Read More
Load More