From reducing anxiety and depression to improving quality of life, exercise has the power to rejuvenate our physical and mental wellness. Keep reading for attainable tips to stay active, live healthy, and combat depression after a cancer diagnosis.
Living with Cancer
Temporary hair loss is a common side effect of chemotherapy. For women who are undergoing breast cancer treatment, it can be an upsetting experience. Read on for some tips from wig designer and cancer hair loss consultant Amy Gibson to help you through the process.
Bladder cancer survivor Liz Hiles shares how an ostomy saved her life and offers resources for others who have an ostomy or may need one.
Weight loss is common among people with cancer, but drastic, unintentional weight and muscle loss may be a sign of a syndrome called cancer cachexia. While many people have never heard of the term cancer cachexia, it is estimated that half of all patients with cancer eventually develop this syndrome. Read on to learn more about cancer cachexia, its signs and symptoms, and how to get help from your health care team.
August is National Wellness Month — a campaign devoted to focusing on self-care and well-being. Here, we share 5 videos for cancer patients and caregivers that can help you take control of your physical and emotional well-being.
Cancer survivors in the LGBTQ+ community face unique challenges, and finding social connection and support is essential. Several Cancer Support Community affiliates offer support programming specifically for LGBTQ+ cancer survivors. We share a sampling of those offerings here.
There are so many emotional changes that come with one's cancer journey. Yet it can also be a time to look inward and start living in the present. Here, we share some tips that can help you cope healthfully with your emotions and find joy and purpose in the present.
Daniel Jacobs is a 2-time middleweight world champion. This boxing pro is also a cancer survivor. July is Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Awareness Month, so recognizing Daniel’s story now seems fitting. It’s also an opportune time to talk about bone cancer, risk factors, and treatment options. Read on for more details.
National Cancer Survivors Day is a time to recognize cancer survivors and raise awareness about the challenges of survivorship. In recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day, we’ve gathered 3 top tips for navigating survivorship.
May is Brain Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society estimates that about 24,530 malignant brain and spinal cord tumors will be diagnosed in 2021. Read on to learn about the signs & symptoms of brain cancer, support resources, and more.