Nutrition & CancerSurvivorship
The American Cancer Society guidelines recommend that survivors engage in physical activity at least 150 minutes a week, and follow diets rich in vegetables, fruits, and whole grains, limiting red and processed meats.
Getting enough sleep is important for our health and brain function, especially for patients with cancer, who often have difficulty sleeping through the night. Read these tips on how to improve your sleep while dealing with cancer.
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.
By Dan Dean
The long-term side effects of treatment can be an overlooked part of cancer care. "We're learning as they're surviving, and we can't assume we know everything," says Pam Simon, MSN.
SurvivorshipWork and Cancer
“I think most entrepreneurs believe they are superhuman,” says Jonathan Passley, a business owner, husband, and new father, whose world was turned upside down when he was diagnosed with cancer at age 29.
Online communities and message boards are terrific options for patients with cancer and survivors to connect and chat with experts and other patients. Take a look at the role online communities serve for survivors in today’s digital world.
“I have become an ally with fellow survivors, and have gained profound personal growth, which has ignited in me a passion to do the things I want to accomplish in life,” says Christine Magnus Moore, RN, BSN.
From Your NavigatorSurvivorship
Wendy Brooks acknowledges that patients are often more anxious post-treatment than they are during treatment and explains how she helps her patients manage their post-treatment concerns.
Online FirstSurvivorshipThe Engaged Patient
Allison Harvey, MPH, CHES, and Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA, provide some insightful strategies to help you be present and kind to yourself during this holiday season.
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