• Finding Your Niche

    Support groups offer community for people with cancer in a world that doesn’t understand their experience.

    by Carly Flumer

  • What We Know About Ultraprocessed Foods and Cancer Risk

    Research has linked highly processed foods like deli meat to a higher risk of colorectal cancer in men.

    by Jon Kelvey

  • The Patient-Doctor Partnership

    As more cancer patients take an interest in the science of their care, it’s vital to establish good relationships with doctors.

    by Karon Warren

  • Grapefruit: The Healthy Fruit With a Potentially Dangerous Downside

    The health benefits of grapefruit are well known, but cancer patients should be aware of potentially harmful interactions it can have with common medicines.

    by Anne Danahy

  • Thinking Outside the Clinic

    Researchers highlight need for outreach and educational programs to address survivorship disparities.

    by Thomas Celona

  • Facts and Stats

    Rules for Healthy Living

    Updated guideline reinforces the role of plant-based foods and heart-pumping activities for cancer survivors.

    by Thomas Celona

  • Sound Advice

    What should I tell new doctors about my cancer history?

    Now that my cancer treatment is complete, what do I need to tell any new providers I see about my medical history? STACIE CORCORAN: Having a primary care physician or internist is incredibly important when you are a cancer survivor. Your oncologist will continue to be involved in your care, but you now will see […]

  • Sound Advice

    How do I talk to my caregivers about maintaining autonomy?

    My caregivers do everything for me, even some simple tasks. How do I take back some autonomy without hurting their feelings? ALYSON ERARDY: You can and should have open and ongoing conversations with your loved ones who are acting as your caregivers. These conversations will allow you to share which needs you can manage on your […]

  • Sound Advice

    How do I reduce the risk of infection during chemotherapy?

    My partner is undergoing chemotherapy. What can I do to reduce her risk of infection while she is immunocompromised? JIM BOONYARATANAKORNKIT: Cancer and cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy, can impair immune function, which can make people more susceptible to getting viruses or other infections. There is a spectrum of risk. Not all chemotherapy drugs dampen […]

  • Healthy Habits

    Healing Aroma

    Lavender can help mitigate cancer side effects.

    by Jen Tota McGivney