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
This article was originally published on Healthline.comWhen my brother died of pancreatic cancer, his obituary read “that he lost his[...]
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 + Curative Care = Improved Quality of LifePalliative care is a multi-disciplinary care approach designed to enhance quality[...]
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
Navigating the Alphabet Soup of Leave OptionsAs your treatment unfolds in the weeks and months ahead, you may want to[...]
National Testicular Cancer Month
National Testicular Cancer MonthTesticular cancer is considered rare, accounting for only about 1% of all male cancers, but rates are[...]
Discovering Your Options – Requesting a Second Opinion
Discovering Your Options – Requesting a Second OpinionCancer can be complicated and making decisions about your treatment can feel overwhelming.[...]
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
How Virtual Reality is Being Used in Cancer CareYou might think that virtual reality is strictly entertainment, but it could[...]
The Perfect Gift for Breast Cancer Survivors
The Perfect Gift for Breast Cancer SurvivorsRecently, I was out to lunch with a very close friend who had a[...]
Screening for Breast Cancer: Identifying the Warning Signs
Healthcare, medicine and breast cancer awareness concept. Closeup pink ribbon on stethoscope. Screening for Breast Cancer: Identifying the Warning Signs[...]
Preventing skin cancer starts with self-exams
Skin cancer written in sand on the beachPreventing skin cancer starts with self-examsPreventing skin cancer starts with identifying the warning[...]