Support for You


  • 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

  • Forward Look

    Breast Cancer and Heart Health

    Women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer are at greater risk for developing high blood pressure and diabetes, common risk factors for heart disease.

    by Kendall K. Morgan

  • The Mental Toll of a Cancer Diagnosis

    New studies shine a light on the effects of a cancer diagnosis on mental health and suicide risk.

    by Pamela Rafalow Grossman