How Technology Lets Patients with Cancer Join the Fun During the Holidays
COVID-19Holidays & Cancer
As we prepare for a socially distant holiday season, patients with cancer and their families can safely celebrate by participating in live video chats, phone calls, interactive games, and more.
How Virtual Learning Can Reduce Stress for Children with Cancer
COVID-19Pediatric Cancer
COVID-19 has brought virtual learning into the mainstream, meaning that a child with cancer who learns from home is now in the same “classroom” environment as any other student, which can reduce feelings of stress and anxiety.
GI Symptoms Linked to COVID-19 an Added Concern for Patients with Cancer
Dr. Pankaj Vashi examines recent studies showing that COVID-19 is not just a respiratory illness and may be causing digestive or gastrointestinal (GI) complications, especially in patients with cancer.
Impact of COVID-19 on Patients with Cancer and Cancer Research
Mehrshad Fekri, PhD Candidate at Islamic Azad University, reviews the ways in which COVID-19 has affected the world of cancer, including the impact on patient care and cancer research.
How Patients with Cancer Can Get Treatment Back on Track as States Reopen
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
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.
Breast Cancer and COVID-19
Breast CancerCOVID-19
We are all now living in the land of uncertainty, and many patients with cancer have had their treatment plans interrupted. Breast cancer survivor and CONQUER magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Lillie E. Shockney looks at how COVID-19 may affect patients dealing with cancer these days.
Being a Caregiver for a Patient with Cancer During Quarantine
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.
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