• The very diagnosis of cancer brings about emotional stress in addition to the physical stress caused by surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Patients have noticed that many times their cancer diagnosis was preceded by emotional stress. Stress may not only be a factor in the initiation of cancer... read more

  • Below are a few more things to consider after you have been diagnosed with cancer. It is usually best to seek second or even multiple opinions especially on an initial course of therapy (if there is not a medical emergency) or if there is any reason to believe that the initial course of action... read more

  • One of the most important things you can do is to activate and engage yourself in your own healthcare. The best way to do this is to ask lots of questions and gather as much information as you can about your caregivers, condition and treatment options.

    The two most important immediate... read more

  • A diagnosis of cancer can be overwhelming to deal with. We offer some pointers to help you in this three part blog series.

    • Start a notebook, binder or take notes on your computer or phone
      • From the outset, try to stay organized
      • Write down your questions as they... read more