Monthly Archives: July 2016

Support Groups Offer Significant Benefits to Those Affected by Cancer

Studies have shown that cancer support groups help ease depression and anxiety in cancer fighters, help them feel more hopeful, and empower them to manage their emotions better, according to Cancer.Net. The benefits of support groups also extend to cancer survivors and caregivers.

As part of ensuring that those impacted by cancer have access to […]

Bringing Bladder Cancer out of the Shadows

The first new treatment for bladder cancer in 30 years was recently approved by the FDA. Andrea Maddox-Smith, CEO of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, cites this as one of the reasons why creating awareness about the disease is so important.

“I see the situation as being urgent. I think it is unacceptable that this […]

July 13th, 2016|In the News|0 Comments|

Looking Ahead: World Cancer Support Month

Psychological care is typically considered a secondary factor to therapeutic treatment after a cancer diagnosis. However, more than 87 percent of cancer patients stated that relief from emotional distress would significantly improve their quality of life, according to the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.

Recognizing the vital role that emotional support plays in […]