April 2018 Vol 4 No 2
Happy spring 2018! Though the weather may not feel like spring, the calendar says it is. Let me give you a quick snapshot of what this issue of CONQUER contains.
Shaun Willson’s story is one of daring independence and strength, as he championed through an acute myeloid leukemia diagnosis while also being the primary caregiver to his wife, Deborah, during her battle with metastatic cancer.
From Your Navigator
Nurse Navigator Sharon Gentry explains the critical role a “navigator” plays throughout cancer treatment and offers useful strategies for patients to communicate with and properly utilize their navigators to receive the best possible care.
Susan Yaguda, RN, MSN, and Natalie Garces, RN, BSN, explore the overlooked connection between heart health and dealing with the chronic and long-term side effects of cancer treatment.
After achieving remission of stage IV Hodgkin lymphoma, Sydney was told she would have less than a 5% chance of conception because of the treatment she received. Then 2 miracles happened.
Sexuality & CancerSupport Services
Sexual problems are often among the top unmet needs for cancer survivors. Leslie R. Schover, PhD, examines this neglected area of cancer care and introduces an online program, Will2Love.com, dedicated to cancer-related problems with sexuality or fertility.
Fly through barriers to cancer care with the Air Charity Network. This nationwide network has volunteer pilots who fly patients with cancer to their treatment around the country, entirely free.
Nutrition & CancerWellness Corner
Herbs and supplements have properties that can interact with your cancer treatment, so it is important to talk to your care team about which herbs and supplements may be right for you.
By Rebecca Burg
Rebecca Burg unleashes her spiritual vision in this beautiful painting titled “Uplifted.”
“Almost anyone who is a candidate for lung surgery is generally a candidate for minimally invasive surgery,” says Richard Chang, MD, FACS. Newer types of surgery are becoming available for patients with lung cancer that has not spread to other organs.
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