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A tireless advocate for palliative care in cancer treatment uses the principles of Buddhism to better listen to people with cancer.
An integrative approach to reduce treatment-related side effects and enhance survival
A good night’s sleep isn’t as simple as getting the recommended 7 to 9 hours each night. Pay attention to sleep quality too.
These simple practices can help a person calm down, cope with stressful situations, relieve stress and unwind.
Lately, I’ve been toggling between being in a very dark place and remaining in the moment.
Will there ever be a time when I can bring all of myself into a room?
Acupuncture was associated with a steeper and more sustained reduction in chronic pain for cancer survivors than pain medications.
I stress equally about a possible recurrence of metastatic cancer and how long I can keep pushing with pain levels that range from 6 to 20.
Are there any single and childless cancer survivors who are also only children?
What the science says about how alcohol and cannabis perform, when it comes to making sleep better—or worse.
Acupuncture has been shown to relieve cancer-related insomnia.
Non-opioid treatments and complementary approaches can help, but don’t fear using opioids when they are needed.
I wish I had the right coping skills to help all of us get through the daily insanity. That’s the hardest part.
I can no longer continue to let these difficult and painful hits to my life completely throw me off course and into a tailspin.
I walked out of my appointment with a glimmer of hope.
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