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BY Cynthia DeMarco

A bag of simple peppermint candies can provide welcome relief from the nausea that sometimes accompanies chemotherapy. And a tube of high-quality moisturizing cream can do wonders to relieve the skin irritation sometimes caused by radiation therapy.  

But aside from those and other basics, like warm socks and insulated water bottles, what are some of the best gifts to get for patients facing cancer treatment? &nbsp...

Hands untie silver bow on small gift box

BY Ronda Wendler

Arik Mayer had just graduated from high school and was eagerly anticipating his new life as a college student. But during his first year at...

BY Molly Adams

A cancer diagnosis brings many challenges. But from physical and emotional changes, to scheduling and financial strains, social work...

BY Ronda Wendler

Betsy Lucas was five months pregnant when a curious dime-sized lump arose on her neck.

Her family doctor thought it was likely an inflamed lymph node caused by a recent sinus infection. But a biopsy revealed Betsy had Burkitt lymphoma, a fast-growing type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that occurs most often in young adults and children.

“I was stunned,” Betsy says. “The bump appeared out of nowhere, overnight.”

Pregnancy...

Betsy Lucas holding 10-month-old Aurelia

BY Cynthia DeMarco

The test results are back. You’ve talked to the doctor and learned you have cancer.

Whether it’s your first cancer diagnosis or your...

BY Ronda Wendler

Jenn Myers was scrolling through Facebook while waiting for her chemotherapy session to start last April when a post caught her attention....

BY Devon Carter

Holiday celebrations look a lot different this year because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It’s a difficult time for everyone, but...

BY Lindsey Garner

Kasey Marsh has always been a creative person. She ran her own professional photography business for over a decade, and has drawn and painted...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

Last updated Aug. 11, 2020

Cancer patients are uniquely vulnerable to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, because their immune systems...

BY Ronda Wendler

Shelly Ward is a trailblazer. As one of only a few female airplane pilots with the U.S. Justice Department’s Drug Enforcement Administration...