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Cancer Stigma

Ending the Stigma

Laurie Fenton Ambrose | Posted 10.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Fenton Ambrose

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's lung screening recommendations are a welcome step to ensure that individuals at high-risk for lung cancer have access to a simple scan that is proven to save lives.

It's Personal and Political: Stigma and Cancer

Doug Ulman | Posted 11.19.2011 | Impact
Doug Ulman

Stigma against cancer is personal and political, and, if neglected at the community, national and global level, it will be perpetual, too.

Rethinking Societal Attitudes About People Who Get Cancer

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

Our personality does not make us more or less likely to get cancer, and its successful treatment is not essentially a matter of our outlook.