Understanding your illness is vital to making informed treatment decisions, and that begins with understanding the words related to a cancer diagnosis. Here are a few important words you should familiarize yourself with.
Cancer patients have a wide variety of emotional and physical needs. You’ll want to find products that combat the effects of radiation and chemotherapy and make recovery from surgery a little easier. Certain things are prohibited during treatment and often times trigger negative reactions.
Upon learning I had won the DAISY Award, I immediately thought of several different groups of people: the two patients who had nominated me, the incredible team I work with at Roswell Park, and my family.
The Adolescent and Young Adult Program at Roswell Park recognizes the unique circumstances related to lifestyle, work, school, family life, and social development that AYAs face when living with cancer.