Navigating Cancer

One Man’s Journey

Guest blogger: Jothy Rosenberg “You have zero chance of survival.” That is what my nineteen-year-old brain heard in 1976, as my doctor told me that the cancer that took my right leg three years previously had now spread to my lung, two-fifths of which had also just...

Hiring and Firing An Oncologist

Op-Ed Guest Blogger: Beth L. Gainer Oncologist. The word itself sounds scary. So scary that 2001 found me terrified that I had to see one for my breast cancer treatments. A cancer doctor. Let's face it: doctors can be terrifying to us patients. They are the ultimate...

Share Your Experience Contest

Navigating Cancer is having a contest! We've received so much positive feedback about your Shared Experiences on the website and we'd love to hear more about your journey with cancer. From now until May 1st, we're inviting you to share three experiences on Navigating...

Navigating Cancer Interviews Drew Olanoff

Drew Olanoff's cancer story began like many others:  he was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma, and his life was changed forever. Figuring out what to do right after diagnosis can be emotional, not to mention overwhelming; there are family members to talk with,...

Support Made Easy

There have been a number of blog posts this month about Cleaning For A Reason, a non-profit organization that sets up free housecleaning for women undergoing treatment for cancer. Despite its exclusion of men, this is a phenomenal service that is desperately needed....