• Coping With Trauma

    Nearly six years after being diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, disaster psychologist Jamie Aten is still learning new ways of coping with the trauma stemming from his diagnosis and treatment.

    by Jamie Aten

  • 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

  • March 29: The Week in Cancer News

    Jury awards damages to man who says Roundup caused his cancer, the FDA proposes national standards for breast density notifications, and a physician questions whether patients with impaired renal function should avoid contrast-enhanced scans.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • 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

  • Forward Look

    Make Your Wishes Known

    Advance care planning should be routine for cancer patients.

    by Delia O’Hara

  • Forward Look

    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

  • Caregiving With Confidence

    Recognizing Addiction

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

    by Diane Cameron