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  • Sound Advice

    Fall 2019

    vol 09 | issue 03
    Experts offer advice on feeling confident as a caregiver, adjusting to changes to day-to-day-life, and making the best use of limited energy.

  • What to Do About Lymphedema?

    In a randomized study, weight loss and home-based exercise did not improve lymphedema symptoms in breast cancer survivors.

    by Anna Azvolinsky

  • Finding Support in Unlikely Places

    After her diagnosis with ovarian cancer, Patricia Anne Ward noticed that some friends and family pulled away. She found connection outside her usual circles.

    by Patricia Anne Ward

  • Do Patients Want Online Access to Test Results?

    A survey finds many patients prefer talking through imaging findings related to cancer with their physician rather than viewing reports online—but only if the wait for results is short.

    by Cindy Kuzma

  • Immunotherapy in the Elderly

    Immune checkpoint inhibitors can be effective treatments for elderly people with some types of advanced cancer, but more information is needed on their risks and benefits in this group.

    by Emma Yasinski

  • Starting a Conversation

    Palliative care physician Dawn Gross helps people talk about death by focusing on what they want during life.

    by Amy Paturel

  • Helping Cancer Survivors Sleep

    A clinical trial comparing acupuncture and cognitive behavioral therapy found that they are both helpful for people who are experiencing sleep problems after cancer treatment.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

  • Cancer Care on a Native American Reservation

    For the first time, people living in the Navajo Nation who are diagnosed with cancer can get treated for the disease without leaving tribal lands.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Walking Back From Cancer

    An American expat in Norway describes how a favorite walking trail aided him during treatment and recovery.

    by Steven Ford

  • Q&A

    Breaking the Ice

    Social activist and breast cancer survivor Letty Cottin Pogrebin shares tips on supporting friends and family members through cancer diagnosis and treatment.

    by Marci A. Landsmann