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Survivorship

Following Exercise and Nutrition Guidelines Can Prolong Life After a Cancer Diagnosis
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.
Improving Your Sleep During Cancer Treatment
Survivorship
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.
Cardio-Oncology: Where Heart Health and Cancer Care Meet
Survivorship
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.
Why Didn’t You Mention the Long-Term Side Effects of Cancer Treatment?
Side-Effects ManagementSurvivorship
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.
How My Battle Against Cancer Made Me a Better Entrepreneur
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: Reaching Out to Others from the Comfort of Your Home
Survivorship
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.
Blossoming Into Survivorship
Survivorship
“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.
The Dangers of Fake Medical News
Survivorship
In today’s busy news environment—with its 24-hour story cycles, social media platforms, and flood of information—phony medical news spreads like the flu.
Managing Patient Concerns During Survivorship
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.
Cancer Survivorship and the Holidays
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.
Finding Empowerment Through Breast Cancer
Breast CancerSurvivorship
"My message to other patients is that it is crucial for women diagnosed with breast cancer to be armed with information and to know their treatment options," says Julie Rosenberger.
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