From Your Navigator

The Evolving Treatment of Cancer: An Overview
From Your Navigator
The treatment of cancer has changed significantly since the 1950s and continues to evolve on a daily basis.
Helping Patients Create a Legacy
Family MembersFrom Your NavigatorInfusion of Hope
Lillie Shockney shares a touching, personal story of an experience she had at the Young Survival Coalition Summit, where she held a workshop called “Building Your Legacy."
Personal Time Management
From Your Navigator
Time management is an important aspect of achieving goals. Here are some strategies for patients, survivors, and caregivers to keep in mind when planning how to manage their time.
Managing Patient Concerns During Survivorship
From Your NavigatorSurvivorship
Wendy Brooks acknowledges that patients are often more anxious post-treatment than they are during treatment and explains how she helps her patients manage their post-treatment concerns.
It's a Lonely Road Without a Navigator
From Your Navigator
Wendy Brooks stresses how important it is for patients to connect with a navigator to help them through their cancer journey.
Improving the Care of Patients with Cancer and Diabetes: The Role of the Navigator
From Your NavigatorSurvivorship
“Navigators can play an important role in assisting patients and caregivers in managing diabetes and cancer treatment,” says oncology nurse navigator Cheryl Bellomo.
Stay Calm and Keep Moving
Exercise & CancerFrom Your Navigator
Staying active is one of the best ways to care for your health. In fact, during times of illness, a person’s activity level can predict how well they will recover. Sitting for a long time has been suggested as harmful to our health.
6 Steps to Living & Working with Cancer
From Your NavigatorWork & Cancer
According to the American Cancer Society, there are 15.5 million cancer survivors in the United States today, and more than 40% are of working age. Here are some suggestions to help you or a loved one manage cancer and work.
Advice for Newly-Diagnosed Patients with Cancer
From Your Navigator
Sharon Gentry encourages patients who have just been diagnosed with cancer to inquire about connecting with a navigator.
Body Image: A Battle with Ourselves
From Your Navigator
Do you ever look at yourself and think you would be happier if a certain body part or parts looked different or “better”? Ever feel that your self-worth is contingent on how you believe others perceive you, such as how physically attractive you are?
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