Cancer Health Winter 2022

Cancer Health Winter 2022

In every issue, you’ll find cutting-edge health information and the hottest topics of interest to people with cancer and their loved ones.

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Giancarlo Oviedo

Finding Grace in Adversity

Giancarlo Oviedo, diagnosed with lung cancer as a college freshman, has been defying the odds for 12 years.

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Beyond Chemotherapy

A new generation of precision cancer therapies are easier to tolerate than traditional treatment.

From the Editor

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Everything Else

Patient-centered care seeks the best outcome with the least disruption to your quality of life

Care & Treatment

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COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters

An additional vaccine dose is recommended for moderately to severely immunocompromised people.

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Now Approved

The latest new cancer drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration

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Exercise Helps Chemo Brain

Getting the recommended amount of physical activity may help avoid brain fog while undergoing chemotherapy.

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Lung Cancer in Never Smokers

Most never smokers who develop lung cancer have tumor mutations that make them eligible for precision medicine.


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Hospital at Home

What if intensive cancer treatment could take place in the comfort of your own home?

Virgin Bermuda Triangle

Try this three-juice mocktail from Cook for Your Life.

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Considering a New Treatment? Ask This

A majority of clinical trials report that new treatments are more effective than they turn out to be.

Going There Katie Couric

Katie’s Regret

Katie Couric reflects on the last days of her husband, Jay Monahan, who died of colon cancer.


The proportion of cancer patients who correctly describe how immunotherapy works.


Deltra James  and her five  daughters


Patient advocate Deltra James, 35, lives in Waterbury, Connecticut, with her five children. She has metastatic breast cancer.


Siri Lindley with her horse Savannah

An Acute Myeloid Leukemia Diary

A former world champion triathlete, Siri Lindley, 52, was treated for acute myeloid leukemia.


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Financial Assistance

Money matters are often a challenge. Luckily, you don’t have to navigate this situation alone. These organizations can help.

Life With Cancer

Shakespeare, Meet Leukemia

Doreen Zetterlund, 60, lives in Southern California. She has chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Good Stuff

Le Wren’s Cancer Care Gift Box

Survive and Thrive

Products to help support your health and well-being

Your Team

Rabbi Mackenzie Zev Reynolds

Spiritual Support

Rabbi Mackenzie Zev Reynolds is a palliative care chaplain at Mount Sinai in New York City.


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Get Paid When You Can’t Work

When cancer prevents you from earning a living as you once did, disability insurance and government aid can replace lost wages.


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Quality of Life

What issues affect your quality of life?

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