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BY Laura Nathan-Garner

The holiday season can be stressful. That’s often even more true for cancer patients and their loved ones, who may be struggling to get in the holiday spirit between cancer treatment and side effects.

So, if you have a friend or family member facing cancer, you may be wondering how you can make the season a little brighter for them. We asked cancer patients, caregivers and survivors in our Facebook community to weigh in.

Hands holding a felt heart by holiday lights

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

When someone you know receives a cancer diagnosis, you want to help. But how?

Instead of asking what you can do to help, it’s usually...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

Cancer often brings a lot of questions and unknowns, especially when it comes to treatment options, side effects and what to expect — and...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

In 2017, dozens of our cancer patients shared the stories of their diagnosis, treatment and life after cancer here on Cancerwise. As they told us about their challenges and fears, they revealed their strength, courage and resilience. And in the process, they each gave us hope.

Here are 10 of our most-read patient stories from 2017.

Ovarian cancer patient thankful for immunotherapy clinical trial
When Cathy Tompkins...

Cancerwise blog post: Popular blogs dealing with hope after a cancer diagnosis and advice during cancer treatment

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

While many of our employees, patients and the Gulf Coast region continue to recover from Hurricane Harvey, one thing remains unchanged: MD...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

Each year, more than 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer. And though it most often occurs in women over age 40, younger women...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

So, you’ve been through the discomfort and awkwardness of your Pap test, and you’ve gotten the unexpected call from your doctor: Your Pap...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

If you’re always feeling physically, mentally or emotionally exhausted, you’re not alone. Fatigue is the most common side effect experienced...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

When it comes to cervical cancer, there are a lot of myths and misunderstandings. That includes a lot of confusion about what causes cervical...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

When you’re facing cancer, a mantra may help you stay
focused and hopeful. And often, the best mantra for your journey comes from&nbsp...