A thread that runs through this issue is how emotions are driven by fear, and how empowering yourself with information is your best bet for beating the paralyzing fear that comes with a cancer diagnosis.
Most pharmaceutical companies today are providing financial assistance for their cancer drugs, as do nonprofit foundations and advocacy organizations. This 2022 Guide is organized by cancer type, listing the drugs prescribed for each type of cancer, so you could go directly to the section relevant to your treatment.
This February 2022 issue covers many bases, from a heartbreaking story of a mother who swims to honor her 14-year-old daughter’s last wish before dying of bone cancer, to hospice and end-of-life care, to dealing with emotional stress, and more.
The December 2021 issue of CONQUER magazine is focused on prostate cancer and men’s attitude toward health. In her introduction, Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG, highlights men’s reluctance to open up to others and their tendency to hide any sign of vulnerability, hindering discussions about their health and preventing emotional healing.
Lung CancerIssue Introductions
In her introduction to this special issue on Lung Cancer, Lillie emphasizes that we need to inspire and help people to stop smoking, and get rid of the overall stigma surrounding this disease.
Issue IntroductionsBreast Cancer
In her introduction to the October issue, coinciding with the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Lillie D. Shockney reflects on her own breast cancer experience and urges people to tell their loved ones to schedule screening mammograms.
Breast CancerIssue Introductions
When it comes to treatments for breast cancer, one size doesn’t fit all. Here’s what you need to know about ensuring personalized treatment.
Lillie Shockney gives a rundown of the inspiring articles and features included in the August 2021 issue, including stories of patients’ experience during the COVID-19 pandemic or “Covid cancer,” mental health, brain cancer, and a close look at caregivers.
In this special issue focused on immunotherapy, we take a deep dive into this exciting type of treatment, highlighting the role of genetic testing and new developments in lung, skin, and bladder cancer in improving patient outcomes.
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