Nothing but Time
A father with metastatic kidney cancer embraces moments with his 3-year-old son while pondering how he'll be remembered.
by Adam P. Stern
When Cancer Becomes an Unwanted Priority
Amanda Rose Ferraro's leukemia diagnosis forced her to spend time at the hospital away from her 3-year-old-son. She calls focusing on her health and leaving her son “the hardest thing I have ever had to do.”
by Amanda Rose Ferraro
“Congrats! You Have the ‘Good’ Cancer”
Many people know thyroid cancer as a cancer type with a relatively good prognosis, but the disease still has profound effects on patients and survivors, writes thyroid cancer survivor Carly Flumer.
by Carly Flumer
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
A Researcher Attends a Conference, This Time as a Patient Advocate
My most meaningful moments at my first cancer research conference came from embracing my experience as a patient—not as a researcher.
by Jamie Aten
Walking Back From Cancer
An American expat in Norway describes how a favorite walking trail aided him during treatment and recovery.
by Steven Ford
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
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
The Education of a Patient Advocate
Bob Riter explains how his breast cancer diagnosis set him on a path to find his calling.
by Bob Riter
Learning to Share
At first, I wanted to hide my cancer diagnosis. My son showed me what a mistake that was.
by Lenn Robbins
ASCO and the Society for Integrative Oncology issue recommendations for integrative medicine approaches that have been supported with research.
by Teresa BergenComparing Costs of At-Home Colorectal Screening Tests
Cologuard and FIT have been found equally effective at screening for colorectal cancer and are widely used, but FIT is a fraction of the cost of Cologuard.
by Jon KelveyA Personal Journey of Thyroid Cancer Treatment
The practical side of cancer treatment and life without a thyroid.
by Carly FlumerWomen Less Satisfied With Cancer Care
Compared with men, women’s initial cancer symptoms are less likely to be taken seriously.
by Sandra Gordon