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COVID-19 & Cancer

How Patients with Cancer Can Overcome Feelings of Isolation
COVID-19 & Cancer
Patients with cancer can take a proactive role in their overall well-being by finding out what types of activities work best for them to combat feelings of isolation.
For Cancer Survivors in the COVID-19 Recovery Phase, We’ve Heard “It’s Time to Move On” Before
SurvivorshipCOVID-19 & CancerBreast Cancer
Amy Wu, breast cancer survivor and advocate, relates her experience of living with cancer through the pandemic, noting the parallels between coming out the other side of cancer and COVID-19, and how important keeping realistic expectations and finding joyful distractions can be.
Cancer Treatment Made More Difficult by the Pandemic
COVID-19 & Cancer
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a source of constant stress for many people, especially for patients with cancer, who have had to deal with the added burdens, delays, and disruptions caused by this worldwide phenomenon affecting all facets of our lives.
The Human Element Amid COVID-19 and Cancer
Breast CancerCOVID-19 & CancerPatient Stories
Sheryl Gundersen, who worked as a software sales professional for 35 years, became an expert in interpreting her customers’ body language. In this article, she describes how she used these skills in her personal journey with breast cancer while facing people wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saying I Love You, and Having No Regrets
Palliative CareCOVID-19 & Cancer
As a palliative care nurse, Amy Velasquez knows what it means to take care of patients and their families dealing with real pain and suffering. Here, Amy unravels her experience caring for her mom, who tested positive for COVID-19 in October 2020.
Staying Up to Date on Vaccines for Patients with Childhood Cancer
COVID-19 & CancerPediatric Cancer
As we recognize National Immunization Awareness Month, let’s focus on building awareness of the latest vaccination guidance and requirements to support parents of children and teens with pediatric cancer.
How are Hospitals Keeping Patients Safe During the Pandemic?
Coordination of CareCOVID-19 & Cancer
Hospitals and medical providers are following safety and cleaning guidelines and considering capacity to minimize risk of COVID-19 for patients.
Cancer Survivors, You Have Every Reason to Be Upset About COVID-19
COVID-19 & CancerSurvivorship
We have all been affected by the coronavirus pandemic in some way. For cancer survivors, it can be difficult to process the time lost to COVID-19 after surviving the hardships of cancer treatment.
Keys to Virtual Cancer Fundraising Success During and After COVID-19
COVID-19 & CancerCancer Fundraising
Cancer nonprofit and advocacy groups shifted their fundraising events from live to virtual in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Moving forward, virtual events will likely remain a critical component for cancer fundraising strategies.
No Pair, I Don’t Care!
Breast CancerCOVID-19 & CancerPatient Stories
In May 2019, Kiana Wooten went for a routine check-up. Read about how that routine visit turned into a breast cancer diagnosis for the 34-year-old Kiana, who had to be hospitalized during COVID-19.
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