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Cancer Talk Blog

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 2:19pm

As a nursing student at Jamestown Community College, Michaela Pastorius was assigned to take a lecture class on spirituality. "At the time, I didn't understand, and it all went right over my head,” she says. “I thought, how can I help a patient with their spirituality if I don't even know my own? I don't identify with a specific religious group. I never have. I wasn't raised in a family that really identified strongly with one religion, and up until this experience, I couldn't connect with my spirituality, either. I just couldn't figure out how."

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 11:17am

Today, more people than ever are surviving cancer. We have made great strides and advances in terms of treatment, quality of life and overall survivorship. However, when going through a cancer journey, many patients may get to know or hear of others who sadly pass away from the disease. Some survivors report feeling a type of “guilt” when their friends or acquaintances did not have the same outcome as them. We asked our Facebook followers to share their experiences with these emotions.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 12:15pm

Cancer and blood disorder treatments can be very scary for kids — full of loud, unfamiliar noises, bright lights, strange people, discomfort and pain. For children with high anxiety, special needs or ongoing pain, doctor visits and treatment sessions can be nearly unbearable. That’s why Roswell Park Child Life Specialist Jessica Krahmer wanted to create a special environment that would ease the experience for them.

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