A study has demonstrated that approximately one-fifth of patients with cancer experienced PTSD several months after diagnosis, and many of these patients continued to live with PTSD years later.
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This paper drives home the point that targeted and contextualized interventions are key to improving the quality of life of cancer survivors.
The Advanced Breast Cancer Global Alliance has launched the Advanced Breast Cancer Global Charter, a bold new initiative that sets out 10 clear goals to drive global improvements in advanced breast cancer care and survival by 2025.
In this perspective paper, discover three pictorial models that are designed to help offer patients focus and belief when combating cancer in their lives to allow them to embrace hope with greater confidence, which minimizes their grief.
In this video Chris Lewis describes the best and worst aspects of his care and explains how he would like care for cancer patients improve over the coming years.
Chris was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2007, as part of his treatment he received a stem cell transplant – in this video you can discover what it is like to undergo a stem cell transplant and find out how it is performed.
Chris Lewis (Patient Advocate and Founder of Chris’s Cancer Community) discusses some of the symptoms of lymphoma and the process of his diagnosis in this video interview with our Editor, Jade Parker.
This article reviews progress made in the creation of a transplantable artificial ovary and discusses future trends for its development.
A stem cell transplant is just the beginning of a patient’s journey towards recovery. After they leave hospital, they can face a huge range of challenges. In this video we speak with Amelia Chong to explore Anthony Nolans, ‘Who Cares?’ campaign which is calling for an urgent review of the care that patients receive after a stem cell transplant.
In this interview we explore the policy surrounding stem cell transplantation including high-profile projects such as the Defend Second Transplants campaign and find out ways to diversify the stem cell donor register to ensure that charities such as Anthony Nolan can provide the best donor match to individuals with blood cancer.