Health

The Psychedelic Series

Part one of cW’s Psychedelic Series examines the history of research into psychedelic drugs in the United States and considers why psychedelic therapy may be an ideal option to help relieve some cancer patients’ end-of-life depression and anxiety.

Best Tooth Forward

Through her company, Side Effect Support, Jill Meyer-Lippert, raises awareness about the importance of dental health while being treated for cancer, and offers resources to help manage short-term side effects and long-term oral health.

Healing From Home

Jeeva Informatics is widening access to adult and pediatric clinical trials through the screen. In…

Baseball and Basal Cells

Johnny Bench of the Cincinnati Reds is “on the ball” when it comes to skin cancer. Cancer Wellness talks with Bench about his skin cancer diagnosis and how “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

Prolonging Life With a Pill

A sudden diagnosis of stage IV lung cancer left Diane Hura uncertain about her future, but a drug for ALK-positive lung cancers inspired hope for a second chance.

Breaking Things Off

Sometimes your oncologist just isn’t the right fit—and it’s OK to find someone else who is.

A Different Kind of Life

Nick Aiello entered uncharted territory after a testicular cancer diagnosis at 28 and exited with a toolbox to chase a more fulfilling life.

On the Lookout

Side effects aren’t always minor. Familiarizing yourself with your medications and symptoms can be a lifesaver in serious situations.

Ask the Doctor

Dr. David Tom Cooke, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a thoracic oncologist and surgeon who specializes in lung cancer, esophageal cancer and robotic surgery at UC Davis Medical Center.

Cancer Treatment’s Crucial Component

Through physical therapy treatments and educational videos, cancer rehabilitation specialist Dr. Leslie Waltke, PT, DPT helps individuals at all phases of recovery.