"When I listen to stories of illness, I often wonder how people manage to live with uncertainty and still maintain a sense of proportion and calm, even a sense of humor. I have the great privilege of caring for patients with cancer and am constantly learning from them what it is like to struggle with the diagnosis and treatment." -- Read more from Cancer.Net's Editor in Chief in this new blogpost:
“My life depended on my weekly infusions, but my heart depended on the cards and emails and conversations that helped to distract me from my Tuesday infusion ritual.” Margaret Zuccotti’s reflections on cancer & her sense of time.
Cancer does funny things to one’s sense of time. In this post, Margaret Zuccotti talks about how her diagnosis, treatment, and long-term survival of metastatic inflammatory breast cancer caused her to look at her calendar differently.
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In this guest post, Dr. Vinita Mathew shares some of the practical ways to help a child understand cancer based on what she learned from her own experiences, as well as from other survivors and health care professionals.
When Vinita Mathew was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she had to figure out what to tell her sons. They were 5 and 18 months old at the time. In this guest post, she discusses ways to help a child understand cancer based on what she learned from her own experiences, as well as from other survivors and health care professionals.