Skin care tips from a lipstick angel

October 1, 2018 | Dory Benford

Amy Holiber, West Coast Program Director for the Lipstick Angels, shares her favorite skin care tips for cancer patients. The Lipstick Angels is a nonprofit organization committed to giving free beauty treatments to patients while they are undergoing treatment.

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Dealing with Anxiety and Depression During Cancer Treatment

July 9, 2018 | Kevin Chesley

City of Hope’s emotional safety net keeps spirits up and hope alive with compassionate care and personal communication.

The Loneliness of Cancer

July 6, 2018 | City of Hope

There’s a painful side effect of cancer that’s rarely spoken about. Loneliness.

4 Things to Tell Your Employer About Your Cancer Diagnosis

April 23, 2018 | City of Hope

After a cancer diagnosis, it can be challenging to try and decide how to approach your employer and your colleagues at work with your new news.

Dating With Cancer

April 23, 2018 | City of Hope

Dating is tricky enough in the best of circumstances. Cancer can make it a whole lot more complicated — but what’s life without a little romance?

Meditation and Recovery

April 10, 2018 | City of Hope

Though meditation isn’t a replacement for medical care, studies suggest it’s beneficial for managing myriad side effects of cancer (everything from chronic pain to) sleep problems.

Coping with Your Emotions When Cancer Returns

April 4, 2018 | City of Hope

You made it through the ordeal of cancer — from shock to hope to victory over the disease — and reclaimed your life. Then you go for a checkup and, in an instant, your world is blown to bits again. The disease has returned.

How to be Helpful when a Friend Has Cancer

March 27, 2018 | City of Hope

A cancer diagnosis is far-reaching, impacting the new patient, as well as friends and family. An immediate reaction for the latter is to comfort and provide help. Knowing the right things to say, or how to offer support, isn’t easy.

Healthy Ways to Manage Grief

February 21, 2018 | Abe Rosenberg

Sadly, not every patient recovers. Loss is a normal part of life, and so is grieving that loss. Grieving forever, however, is not normal. Nor is dwelling on grief, becoming obsessed with it or allowing grief to take over your life.

Advice for Couples Coping with Cancer

February 9, 2018 | Dory Benford

The wisdom that a cancer patient gains during treatment is about more than just their disease, so for Valentine’s Day, we asked our Facebook community to share their best advice for couples coping with cancer.

Healing your body, mind and soul

January 17, 2018 | City of Hope

Breast cancer is more than a physical disease. It permeates a woman’s emotional, social and spiritual well-being. Here are Wellness Wednesday tips to help women regain a feeling of control.