Cancer

 

Getting Through the Holidays: Tips for Cancer Survivors

December 1, 2005

By Summer Stanley, MSW, LCSW   Introduction Deciding What Can Be Comfortably Done Making Changes Questions to Ask...

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Cancer Tip Sheet – Glossary of Terms and Definitions

October 4, 2005

A B C D E F G H I L M N O P R S T U V W X The...

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How an Oncology Social Worker Can Help

August 2, 2005

Introduction Taking Care of the Whole Person A Bridge to the Medical Care Team New Roles and...

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Cancer Pain Treatments

July 27, 2005

Introduction Cancer pain can almost always be relieved Controlling your cancer pain is part of the overall treatment for...

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Cancer Prevalence and the Need for Continuity of Supportive Care for Individuals with Cancer from Diagnosis to Survivorship and Beyond

July 20, 2005

By Joycelyn Curtis, PhD, LCSW Introduction A Cancer Diagnosis When Treatment Ends Psychological Support Asking...

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About Cancer

March 16, 2005

Introduction What Causes It? The Diagnosis Seeking Help How Social Worker Help   Introduction Even...

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Coping With Cancer

March 15, 2005

Talk to a Social Worker Professionally trained oncology social workers can provide emotional support through individual counseling, help in...

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Trends in Cancer Survival

March 15, 2005

Cancer Survivors There are more than 9 million cancer survivors in the U.S. More than 50% of individuals with cancer can expect to be alive and...

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Cancer Resources

March 14, 2005

American Cancer Society (ACS) The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to helping...

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Talking to Your Children About Cancer

March 14, 2005

By Diane Blum, MSW   Introduction Talking to a child about your cancer can be a very frightening and upsetting experience for you both. ...

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