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Cancer Mental Health

Depression and Cancer: A Dangerous Cocktail

Debbie Fink | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Debbie Fink

My surgery was deemed a success, and I was cancer-free. I should have been elated. Except I wasn't. The end of my surgery marked the beginning of my marriage shattering depression. Instead of focusing on the second chance at life that I was granted, I felt more like a ticking time bomb.

Cancer Related to Risk of Heart Attack and Suicide

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 06.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Douglas Fields

A new study in the April 5, 2012 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine shows that a surprising number of cancer patients die not of cancer, but of a heart attack or suicide triggered by the diagnosis.

Cancer, a New View: Talk About Change

Leigh Fortson | Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Leigh Fortson

If you subscribe -- even remotely -- to the power of the marriage between our minds and bodies, then you, too, might cringe at the notion that a condition is incurable.