Plumbing the Core and Nibbling at the Margins of Cancer

Cancer Commons Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, is the face and curator of this invitation-only column

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    How to Tell a Patient Their Cancer Has Spread

    With: Lisa Dinhofer, MA, CT

    A Q&A with crisis communication expert Lisa Dinhofer, MA, CT Q. As a counselor and communicator, you are expert and experienced in managing serious situational difficulties up to and including coping with sudden unexpected death. How would you think it best to approach a person with cancer who is being told, “your cancer has spread”? A: I’ll answer this question by posing another—how did… Read more »

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    How I Survive Cancer

    A Q&A with Erin Maloney: Intrepid explorer, Amateur photographer, Aspiring leader; Toronto, ON Email: erinLmaloney@gmail.com Originally published Nov. 1, 2017   Q: You have recently disclosed that you have had a diagnosis of cancer and described your experience in some detail on Medium. What does it mean to you to be a “Cancer Survivor”? A: Calling myself a survivor sometimes feels like an exaggeration. In 2016, I… Read more »