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Survivorship

Taking Care of the Caregiver
CaregiversMelanomaSurvivorship
The caregiver often loses charge of his or her life, while the patient’s illness seems to take center stage. Caregivers need to remember to be good to themselves and take credit for their hard work.
5 Tips for Cancer Survivors to Manage Stress
Stress ManagementSurvivorship
Susan Yaguda, RN, MSN, gives 5 insightful tips on the management of stress and anxiety, crucial to survivorship and healthy living.
A Husband's Letter
Family MembersPatient StoriesSurvivorship
A touching letter from Paul Smyth, to nurse navigator Marian Gilmore, RN, OCN, who cared for his wife.
How to Prepare for Hair Loss from Cancer Therapy
SurvivorshipWeb Exclusives
Here are some practical tips for dealing with hair loss as a result of cancer therapy.
Interview with Heather
Breast CancerPatient StoriesSurvivorship
The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) is pleased to sponsor a series of interviews with patients to provide a source of support to readers. Recently CONQUER had the pleasure of speaking with Heather, a breast cancer survivor.
Dealing with Cancer Therapy Side Effects
ChemotherapySide-Effects ManagementSurvivorship
Dr. Evan C. Naylor offers a rundown of some of the most common side effects of cancer therapy and how to deal with them.
Chemo Wrap-Up
ChemotherapyPoetrySurvivorship
Gail Mahar, RN, MSN, OCN, APRN-BC, from Knoxville, TN, shares a poem of empathy.
Acupuncture as Adjuvant Therapy for Cancer Pain
Side-Effects ManagementSurvivorship
“My nurse navigator recommended acupuncture to treat the pain. The key is to find an acupuncturist who is skilled and trained in treating patients with cancer,” says Ginger Modiri, wife, mother, and grandmother.
My Multiple Myeloma Journey: Saved by Being at the Right Place at the Right Time
Multiple MyelomaPatient StoriesSurvivorship
Although routine screenings and regular preventive care are at the forefront of early cancer detection, sometimes just being in the right place at the right time can make all the difference. 
The History of Hope for Two…The Pregnant with Cancer Network
Breast CancerFinancial SupportSurvivorship
Hope for Two was founded in the fall of 1997 by 3 women who met and bonded over a shared experience—all 3 were diagnosed and treated for cancer while pregnant.
Unconditional Love from Furry Friends
Survivorship
Dr. Julie Silver, Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, illuminates the positive impact animals can have in supporting, helping, and healing patients with cancer.
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