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How Patients with Cancer Can Get Treatment Back on Track as States Reopen
COVID-19The Engaged Patient
As states roll out their reopening plans, patients with cancer need to start scheduling treatments that have been postponed or canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dealing with Stress and Anxiety as a Cancer Survivor
COVID-19Stress ManagementSurvivorship
Disease recurrence is a common cause for the stress and anxiety typically experienced by cancer survivors even long after treatment ends. Several mental health experts provide some tips for easing these fears.
Telehealth Can Help Patients with Cancer During COVID-19 but Does Not Replace In-Person Treatments
COVID-19Survivorship
Dr. Chevon Rariy directs a large telehealth program for patients with cancer. Telehealth has been a great asset, she says, but stresses that patients with cancer must not delay treatments and services that require in-person care.
Being a Caregiver for a Patient with Cancer During Quarantine
CaregiversCOVID-19
Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA, uses her personal experience caring for her father from afar during the COVID-19 pandemic to offer tips on distant caregiving for patients with cancer.
Conquering COVID-19: Focus on What You Can Control
COVID-19Issue Introductions
In her introduction to the April issue, Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG, offers wise suggestions to patients dealing with cancer while the world experiences an unprecedented crisis.
How a Cancer Journey Prepared Me for the Coronavirus Pandemic
CaregiversCOVID-19
Corrie House, an oncology nurse, cared for her husband for more than 3 years before he died of cancer. She shares the lessons she learned from this experience, providing tips on how to cope with a crisis such as the current pandemic.
Taking Precautions Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak: Resources for People with Cancer
COVID-19
People with cancer often have a compromised immune system, which requires special care during the COVID-19 pandemic. This article offers practical expert advice on taking precautions and using reliable resources.
Updated Joint Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19) from Lung Cancer Groups
COVID-19Lung Cancer
LUNGevity and 4 other lung cancer organizations have provided information on the new coronavirus for people with lung cancer and other patients with cancer. This update also provides reliable sources of information for patients.
COVID-19 FAQs for People with Lung Cancer
COVID-19Lung Cancer
LUNGevity answers some frequently asked questions about patients with lung cancer and survivors and the coronavirus illness.
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