This review lists key signs and symptoms of deteriorating mental health in patients with cancer and how to recognize them.
Claire Grainger, an oncology social worker with CancerCare, explains 7 concepts that can improve communication with and care of patients with cancer.
These pointers can help oncology nurses as well as their patients cope with the challenges brought on by the pandemic.
This approach to communication is explained, along with strategies for practicing the approach when treating patients from these communities.
Gratitude and its ability to improve coping skills in patients with cancer are explained, as well as exercises for practicing it.
In addition to being common yet serious diseases, both cancer and fibromyalgia bring a high burden of physical pain and negative effects on mental health.
A review of techniques oncology nurses can use to help themselves cope with their feelings as they navigate through the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on their practice, their patients, and themselves.
Many common physical and cognitive impairments experienced by patients with cancer can be addressed by rehabilitation. However, many patients are not aware of how and when its benefits can be had.
A review of the ways that a yoga practice can help patients cope with their cancer and manage the physical symptoms and side effects of treatment.
Not all patients with breast cancer describe their experience the same way. To ensure good communications with these patients, you should allow the patient to define what terms best describe her experience.