Managing Emotional Effects
Manage depression, anxiety, and other emotional effects, and learn how to support people with cancer.
Confusion and Memory Problems
- Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects: Memory Changes (158 KB)
Practical information about what causes memory changes during chemotherapy. Get helpful tips and learn what questions to ask your doctor to learn more.
Adjusting to Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
Understanding Cancer Prognosis
Information about what prognosis is and how it is estimated. Also explains survival statistics and the difference between cure and remission.
General Coping Information
Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Cancer
Sets of questions, organized by topic, that cancer patients may want to ask their doctors or other members of their health care team to learn more about their cancer and what to expect.
Palliative Care in Cancer
A fact sheet that describes the role of palliative care, which is comfort care given to a patient who has a serious or life-threatening disease, such as cancer, from the time of diagnosis and throughout the course of illness.
Taking Time: Support for People With Cancer
Covers the feelings and concerns of people with cancer and their families.
Coping with Advanced Cancer
Covers the choices for care and symptom control for the patient with late-stage cancer, along with the emotional and communication issues it brings.
When Cancer Returns
Covers the physical and emotional issues related to having a cancer recurrence.