Many newer chemotherapy agents, including EGFR inhibitors such as Cetuximab (Erbitux), may trigger a skin rash in certain people. This is most likely due to a delayed T-cell response, and is thought to indicate the effectiveness of the reaction.
When a friend or family member is diagnosed with cancer, those around them are often at a loss about what to say or do to help. Simms/Mann Center Director, Anne Coscarelli, has accumulated a wealth of information from professionals
When a cancer is diagnosed, the life-threatening reality of the disease creates an existential crisis and a need for reassurance, positive action, and outstanding medical care. These needs are ongoing throughout the management of cancer.
Cancer is a couple’s disease. It affects the psychological well-being of each person, requires both partners to utilize coping strategies, and can affect the dynamic relationship between partners. Navigating cancer requires commitment on the part of patients and partners.
Imagine a tool box—paint it whatever color you like, decorate it with any symbols you choose, imagine its many compartments—in which various tools are stored and new ones can be added to facilitate improving wellness, wellbeing, meaning, and quality of