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6 Key Questions to Ask When You’ve Been Diagnosed with Cancer

Learn what to ask your doctor when you are first diagnosed with cancer, according to an expert at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Matthew Matasar, medical director at MSK Bergen, smiles while talking with a colleague.

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10 Tips for Talking with Your Child about Cancer

Find tools for discussing a cancer diagnosis with your children.

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MSK Program Keeps a Close Watch on Long-Term Lung Cancer Survivors

An MSK program helps lung cancer survivors stay healthy following successful treatment for their disease.

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5 Tips If You’ve Completely Lost Your Appetite During Cancer Treatment

Get tips from a Memorial Sloan Kettering dietitian if you’ve completely lost your appetite during cancer treatment.

Alicia Gould is a registered dietitian at MSK who specializes in helping people with cancer get the nutrition they need during treatment.

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Coping with Shame Related to Cancer

Find out how to handle feelings of self-blame and shame that may accompany a cancer diagnosis.

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5 Misconceptions about Going to Therapy

Find out what going to therapy is actually like from MSK postdoctoral fellow Kailey Roberts.

A woman meets with her therapist.

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How to Stop the Fear of Cancer in Its Tracks

Discover ways to manage the fear around developing cancer.

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How Parents Can Help Their Kids Get Ready to Go Back to School after Cancer

Find out how parents can help children who have finished cancer treatment feel ready for school again.

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How to Ease Pre-Visit Anxiety: Tips from the MSK Community

We asked. You answered. Get advice from members of the MSK community on dealing with and alleviating anxiety.

Tips from the MSK Community

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Can a Mediterranean Diet Help Cancer Survivors?

Learn about the Mediterranean diet and how it could be beneficial for cancer survivors. Always check with your care team before making any changes to your diet.

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