Cancer and PTSD: Coping Strategies That Work

Cancer and PTSD: Coping Strategies That Work

 June 16, 2021

Being diagnosed with cancer can be a traumatic experience. Many patients have feelings of fear, anxiety, and hopelessness, which can lead to post-traumatic stress. Research shows 1 in 5 people with ca...

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Mental Health Matters: PTSD in Cancer Patients and Survivors

 May 22, 2020

The American Psychiatric Association defines post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as “a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event.”...

7 Ways to Stay Young After Cancer Treatment

7 Ways to Stay Young After Cancer Treatment

 August 23, 2021

Chemotherapy, radiation exposure, and other conventional cancer treatments contribute to aging at a genetic and cellular level, prompting human DNA to begin unraveling and cells to die sooner than nor...

7 Steps to Move Forward in Life After Cancer

7 Steps to Move Forward in Life After Cancer

 August 16, 2021

Finishing your cancer treatment is a significant milestone, as it marks the end of a difficult time in life. It’s also the beginning of a fresh new chapter, which, in some cases, can be challeng...

How to Thrive After Cancer (A Survivor’s To-Do List)

How to Thrive After Cancer (A Survivor’s To-Do List)

 June 20, 2021

Surviving cancer is worthy of praise and applause because you did it! You beat cancer, one of the most life-threatening diseases in the world. As a cancer survivor, your next step is to thrive. Simply...

17 Reasons for Cancer Patients to Laugh More

17 Reasons for Cancer Patients to Laugh More

 March 1, 2021

As children, our carefree lives allowed us to laugh dozens of times a day. Now that we’re adults, life is more serious and complicated, causing most of us to forget about the importance of laugh...

Cancer Patients Can Eat Chocolate, Says Experts

Cancer Patients Can Eat Chocolate, Says Experts

 January 11, 2021

Chocolate may be beneficial to cancer patients, according to some studies. Throughout the year — especially during Valentine’s Day, Easter, and Christmas — stores are filling their shelves w...

7 Quarantine Survival Tips for Your Mental Health

7 Quarantine Survival Tips for Your Mental Health

 April 6, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reiterated time and time again that quarantining yourself at home plays a significant role in preventing t...