Carly Gerretsen, DNP, RN, FNP-C, RNFA, provides an overview of kidney cancer, explaining the various stages of a kidney cancer diagnosis, symptoms, treatment options, caregiver’s assistance, and stress management advice.
COVID-19 & CancerSurvivorship
We have all been affected by the coronavirus pandemic in some way. For cancer survivors, it can be difficult to process the time lost to COVID-19 after surviving the hardships of cancer treatment.
By Bethany Sell
Bethany Sell takes us through her thought process after learning she would have to lose her breasts to cancer, as she grapples with wishing to look “normal” but learning to embrace her new look.
To deal with grade 3 astrocytoma, a type of brain cancer, Matt Newman turned to writing personal e-mails to his friends and family as a way of dealing with the challenges he was facing. He shares his insights on the life lessons he has learned.
By Judy Pearson
Judy Pearson describes her personal fight with cancer, providing a historical perspective on the war on cancer, which was officially launched in 1971, when cancer was believed to be contagious, showing just how far we’ve come, with new types of cancer therapies leading the way.
Cancer survivor Nancy Litterman Howe, MS, CES, dissects the function of cancer rehabilitation and the different treatment options that can improve physical function for patients.
Breast CancerPatient StoriesSurvivorship
By Sandra Lewis
When Sandra Lewis found out she was a carrier of the BRCA2 gene mutation, she was determined to get informed. She learned to embrace the moment, focused on the facets of her life that she could control, and remembered to smile as part of healing.
Exercise & CancerPatient StoriesSurvivorship
As a part-time personal trainer and a veteran strength athlete with 16 years of competition, Patrick McNamee was shocked to hear that he had stage III rectal cancer, and joked with his oncologist that he was the healthiest guy with cancer around.
After her 2017 breast cancer diagnosis, Sheryle Cruse had to learn how to navigate other people’s expectations for good news, and how to carry the emotional burden of not knowing what to say to people looking for answers about her disease.
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