CAR T-cell Therapy: How it Changes the Way Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma is Treated
Up until recently, there have been four pillars of cancer treatment: Surgery; Chemotherapy; Radiation; and Targeted Therapy. Immunotherapy—where you enlist[...]
Transitioning to Survivorship
Your treatment, surveillance, and maintenance therapies are slowing, and your scans and other diagnostics are generally positive. You and your[...]
Managing Finances After Cancer
Cancer can take an enormous financial toll. In fact, 42% of cancer patients lose their life savings while undergoing treatment.[...]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – What to KNOW and How to HELP
Each year in October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month brings fresh attention and support to early detection and treatment, greater cultural[...]
Preparing for Infusion Day
Depending on your treatment plan, you may spend some time in the infusion chair. Many chemotherapies, immunotherapies, and targeted therapies[...]
Advance Directives: What, When & Why
A cancer diagnosis is often overwhelming and, if you are undergoing treatment or living with metastatic disease, you may feel[...]
Managing Common Treatment Side Effects
"They warned me that I would be tired... They were right,"  ​~ Nicole McLean in her blog post Half-way Through[...]
Talking with Kids about Cancer
A cancer diagnosis affects the whole family. If you have children, you may be wondering how to best share the[...]
Meet Your Personal Cancer Champion
Newly diagnosed? In the middle of treatment? Trying to determine what's next now that active treatment has ended?Robin Care would[...]
A Patient’s Take: Cold Caps to Prevent Hair Loss
About 650,000 people a year undergo chemotherapy in the United States and 65% of those individuals can expect to lose[...]
To the Person Fighting Cancer, You’re Allowed to Be Angry and Scared
When my brother died of pancreatic cancer, his obituary read “that he lost his battle.”It made it sound as if[...]
Newly Diagnosed? Get Organized
Newly Diagnosed? Get Organized Diagnosis is overwhelming but getting organized around your healthcare will generate a sense of empowerment as[...]
Reducing Your Risk of Recurrence
Reducing Your Risk of RecurrenceCancer is complicated. Even after you have been declared cancer free, the fear of recurrence can[...]
Palliative Care + Curative Care = Improved Quality of Life
Palliative care is a multi-disciplinary care approach designed to enhance quality of life and reduce suffering for those facing a[...]
Skin Cancer Awareness Month: Reduce Your Risk
Over 5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States each year, making skin cancer the most common cancer in the United States.
Navigating the Alphabet Soup of Leave Options
As your treatment unfolds in the weeks and months ahead, you may want to keep as much of your life[...]
National Testicular Cancer Month
Testicular cancer is considered rare, accounting for only about 1% of all male cancers, but rates are on the rise.[...]
Discovering Your Options – Requesting a Second Opinion
Cancer can be complicated and making decisions about your treatment can feel overwhelming. Following a cancer diagnosis, many people feel[...]
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month!
January rings in the new year and also Cervical Cancer Awareness month. In 2018 alone, 13,240 new cases of invasive[...]
How Virtual Reality is Being Used in Cancer Care
You might think that virtual reality is strictly entertainment, but it could dramatically change how people living with cancer experience[...]
The Perfect Gift for Breast Cancer Survivors
Recently, I was out to lunch with a very close friend who had a double mastectomy. After each chemo treatment,[...]
Screening for Breast Cancer: Identifying the Warning Signs
Every October, events around the world are organized to promote breast cancer awareness and to raise money for breast cancer[...]
Preventing skin cancer starts with self-exams
Preventing skin cancer starts with identifying the warning signs during self-exams We’ve all been inundated with social messages to stay[...]
Social Support During Cancer: How to Create It
Social Support During Cancer: How to Create ItFor cancer patients and their loved ones, social support is a major part[...]
Rules of Engagement
Rules of EngagementFrom the time people hear the word “cancer”, both those diagnosed and their loved ones receive an overwhelming[...]
360 Degree Cancer Care
360 Degree Cancer Care People who are diagnosed with cancer know that they are so much more than just their[...]