cancer

Together We Can Beat Breast Cancer

Every breast cancer case is different on a molecular level as well as on an emotional level. Some cancers will be more invasive, others less so. Nevertheless, during this difficult journey, losing your hair or getting a scar on your chest is…

Type C Personality: Main Characteristics

Type C personality or “cancer-prone personality” is characterized by two of its most consistent traits: the lack of expressing negative feelings and the need for harmony. Demonstrating the influence of psychological aspects in the appearance and development of cancer has become really…

Chemobrain, a Side Effect of Chemotherapy

Today’s oncological treatments are still very aggressive. Although in many cases the cancer is curable, there are side effects from treatment that are hardly ever talked about. Some of those side effects are cognitive impairment, low concentration or memory loss.…

Empathy and Oncology

Empathetic oncologists are the key to holistic, patient-centered care. There are important elements that can help a patient face the reality of their illness, in addition to the different treatments they might have to receive. Some of these are easy access…