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BY Molly Adams

Starting a new relationship may be the last thing on your mind after a cancer diagnosis, or while you’re going through treatment. But for many people, emotional and physical connection can be a comforting way to cope with the stress and uncertainty that go along with cancer.

Before you start seeing someone new, there are a few things to consider. Here’s what social work counselor Jillian Bissar recommends.

Start with honesty...

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BY Molly Adams

Sexuality is part of living a fulfilling life, but sometimes a cancer diagnosis or treatments can affect desire, arousal or sexual function...

BY Molly Adams

As we each do our part to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) by practicing social distancing and staying home, many...

BY Molly Adams

With the constant stream of information surrounding the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), it’s easy to feel stressed or anxious. But stress can weaken your immune system and make it harder for you to stay healthy. That’s why it’s so important to manage your stress and anxiety using healthy coping methods.

We spoke with Diana Nichols, a psychiatric nurse practitioner at MD Anderson, about how to manage your COVID-19 anxiety...

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BY Molly Adams

Facing a cancer diagnosis or caring for someone during cancer treatment can be extremely stressful. And, when you’re dealing with stress,...

BY Molly Adams

Losing bone density is common as you age, when cells that help rebuild bones aren’t replaced as quickly. Because of this, your bones may become...

BY Molly Adams

Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that’s most commonly found in the lining of the lungs or abdomen, but it can also start in the lining of the...

BY Molly Adams

Cancer can be scary, so some parents may avoid sharing their diagnosis with their kids to protect them. But research shows higher anxiety...

BY Molly Adams

Spirituality can mean different things to different people. Prayer to a higher power, connecting with nature or creating a work of art can...

BY Molly Adams

When it comes to treating cancer pain, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach. Patient preference, allergies and potential drug interactions...