Support for You


  • Finding Your Niche

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

    by Carly Flumer

  • Thinking Outside the Clinic

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

    by Thomas Celona

  • 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

  • Healthy Habits

    Sleep Well

    Cancer treatment makes getting a full night’s rest challenging, but good sleep habits can help.

    by Tyler Santora

  • Your Cancer Guide

    Thriving as a Survivor

    Learn to live well in the years after cancer treatment.

    by Hester Hill Schnipper

  • Chemotherapy Linked to Hearing Loss in Adults

    Get your hearing checked periodically if you will be undergoing chemotherapy with neurotoxic effects.

    by Sandra Gordon

  • The Pain of Grief

    People affected by cancer often experience intense feelings of loss when those around them die of the disease.

    by Charlotte Huff

  • Forward Look

    Tailoring Care for Older Patients

    Geriatric assessment minimizes toxic effects of treatment for older patients with advanced cancer.

    by Carolyn Bernhardt

  • Your Cancer Guide

    Marking Cancer Milestones

    Find unique ways to honor significant dates as you move forward after cancer treatment.

    by Hester Hill Schnipper