• Lung Cancer and Stigma

    Clinical health psychologist Jamie Ostroff discusses how feelings of blame surrounding a lung cancer diagnosis affect physical and mental health.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • Drug Costs and Cancer Care

    Experts discuss the value of cancer treatments in a climate of rising drug prices.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • What Not to Say to a Cancer Patient

    When visiting a friend or family member who is sick, it’s good to leave platitudes at the door.

    by Michael Gavaghen

  • Forward Look

    Planning Ahead to Help Patients and Caregivers

    Martha L. Twaddle on improving access to palliative care.

    by Sue Rochman


    Make Your Wishes Known

    Advance care planning should be routine for cancer patients.

    by Delia O’Hara


    Cancer Patients Can Now Defer Student Loans

    Payments can be put off during treatment and for six months after.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Your Cancer Guide

    Find the Helpers

    Building a village of support to nurture recovery is an important component of your care.

    by Hester Hill Schnipper


    Recognizing Addiction

    The stress associated with caregiving may open the door to substance abuse.

    by Diane Cameron

  • Keeping an Eye on Cancer

    Imaging tests for post-treatment surveillance may come with radiation exposure, financial strain, “scanxiety” and sometimes unnecessary follow-ups. Doctors and patients need to balance the risks and benefits of scanning.

    by Charlotte Huff

  • Survivor Profile

    A Lesson in Service

    Rabbi Ben David was comfortable in his role of helping those in need, but he had to rely on others after his lymphoma diagnosis. The marathon runner has returned to an active life one step at a time.

    by Lindsey Konkel


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