Holidays

While some people will learn to embrace the change, others may want to push for loved ones to still gather, despite knowing the risks.
“I owe my life to Roswell, and I give my doctors all the credit. For some reason, cancer likes my body, but I have to get through this. I don’t have any other choice."
With the temptation of holiday foods all around, it's easy to overeat. Here are some tips for enjoying those treats without overdoing it.
For someone undergoing treatment for cancer, or who has finished treatment but still takes extra precautions to stay safe, the question looms large: How do I handle the holidays?

Alcohol is a fixture at most parties, but if liquor is off limits during cancer treatment, there are healthy alternatives to help you celebrate any occasion.

These non-alcoholic mocktails contain fewer calories than alcoholic beverages and are full of fresh fruits and vegetables.

The holidays are an exciting time of year. However, between the parties, stress and baked goods, it’s also a time when people tend to gain weight.

The holiday season can be challenging for cancer patients. From the stress of cooking, shopping and entertaining, to the emotional toll of trying to find joy during a difficult time, it’s okay to acknowledge that holidays with cancer may not be the cheerful season you are used to.

This year, the holiday season is extra important for Mason’s whole family. Last December, just 8 days before Christmas, their entire world was turned upside down.

I still do everything in my power to make the holidays special for my family, no matter how I’m feeling.

Thanksgiving is the time when we try to be thankful for what we have, to enjoy the company of our friends and family over a nice meal, and for many of us, it's the official start to the holidays.

Valentine’s Day can mean dressing up, fancy dinner reservations, sparkly gifts and high expectations. However, there's nothing wrong with wanting something a little more laid back and low key.

Holiday cards are meant to bring merry greetings of cheer to friends and family, but what if someone on your list is facing this Christmas with cancer? Will the message of joy and wishes for a happy new year seem trite or even crass to a patient in treatment? A well-intentioned card could send the wrong message.