“I’ve always wanted to do something like this but I never had the right idea,” she says. “Getting back into art is amazing and helpful. I always wanted to help people.”
When’s the last time you stopped to think about the simple, yet essential, act of breathing?
“There is so much information for patients to navigate after a diagnosis. We can help them figure out where to start.”
Although survivor’s guilt is common, it is important to acknowledge these thoughts and feelings and to find a way through them.
Maintaining self-care practices are fundamental in our ability to promote and maintain good health, prevent disease and cope.
Studies have shown that most Americans gain one to two pounds during the holiday season. This may not sound like much, but most Americans do not lose their holiday weight gain.
While not every cancer patient needs genetic screening, studies have shown that patients who have had a history of cancer — and should be tested for hereditary cancer syndromes — are not being tested.
One of the most common fears cancer survivors have is that their disease will return. Worrying about your cancer coming back is normal.
The sessions are open to Roswell Park patients, visitors and employees at no cost. All equipment will be provided, and the classes are led by certified yoga therapists with oncology specific training.
Caregivers play a vital role in their loved one’s cancer journey. They provide home healthcare, oversee home and family, make sure bills are paid and cupboards are stocked.
We know that poor sleep can have negative effects on your health and well-being, yet there is little research on how to effectively reduce insomnia in cancer survivors. A new study aims to learn whether a behavior-based program can help provide better quality sleep.
Stress, fatigue, anxiety, pain, depression and sleep difficulty are just a few of the problems that cancer survivors may encounter in their daily life.