April 2020 Vol 6 No 2
COVID-19 & CancerIssue 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.
CaregiversCOVID-19 & Cancer
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.
After dealing with cancer in his family, Mehrshad Fekri faced the implications of his family history, and decided to educate men about breast cancer and to refocus his graduate studies on cancer research.
COVID-19 & Cancer
By Adam Buffery
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.
Breast CancerPatient Stories
Sheree Williams, PhD, is a health scientist with the CDC, but her background in public health did not prepare her for the unique challenges she faced as a black woman diagnosed with breast cancer, highlighting the social determinants of health.
Denise Bishop turned to painting to help her recover from cancer treatment. The novice painter discovered that it helped her to focus and cleared her negative thoughts.
Nutrition & Cancer
Registered dietitian Julie Lanford offers patients with cancer key points for a nourishing diet and maintaining good health while social distancing.
For Charlie Rogers, cancer turned out to be a gift of sorts. In addition to forcing him to slow down, it also changed his perspective on life, encouraging him to cherish small victories.
Stacey Roselle looked for the “silver linings” when a diagnosis of non-Hodgkin lymphoma brought her face-to-face with unexpected reactions to her illness.
Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis is an overwhelming experience. This article provides answers to questions related to treatment options and finances. Being armed with knowledge can help you take control of your life.
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