Almost all of us will be touched by cancer during our lives. You might be the patient or it could be your parent, grandparent, cousin, sibling or friend.
Anne Coscarelli, director of the Simms/Mann–UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology and member of UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been awarded the 2013 Outstanding Clinical Care Award by the American Psychosocial Oncology Society.
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.
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