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Well-being

  • Forward Look

    Getting Breakthrough Pain Under Control

    Cancer patients may need additional pain medications.

    by Marilyn Fenichel

  • Forward Look

    Growing Pains

    When a parent has cancer, adolescents experience more emotional distress than children of other ages.

    by Leigh Labrie

  • Forward Look

    Hope for a Future Family

    Fertility preservation outcomes may vary with cancer diagnosis.

    by Kendall K. Morgan

  • Your Cancer Guide

    Living With Advanced Cancer

    Make the most of your days despite the uncertainty that comes with metastatic disease.

    by Hester Hill Schnipper

  • What Is Your Learning Style?

    Understanding how you learn best can help you get the most out of your meetings with your medical team.

    by Ide Mills

  • Q&A

    Paying Attention to Depression

    Psychiatrist Michael Sharpe suggests a new approach to identifying and treating depression in cancer patients.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Your Cancer Guide

    Making Tough Choices

    Use these pointers to ease some of the burden associated with difficult treatment decisions.

    by Hester Hill Schnipper

  • Striking a Balance

    Setting clear goals can help you give back to others while taking care of yourself.

    by Cynthia Ryan

  • The Weight of Obesity on Cancer Patients

    Overweight and obese patients face worse side effects and survival odds than others with the same cancer. New efforts aim to help them get better care, become healthier and live longer.

    by Melissa Weber

  • Life and Health After Childhood Cancer

    Survival for children with cancer has improved dramatically, but longer life has revealed long-term health concerns.

    by Sharon Reynolds