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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.

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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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Ask the Expert

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

Q & A

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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How to Regain Body Confidence after Cancer

Hear from an MSK social worker about developing body confidence after cancer treatment.

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In The Clinic

Study Asks: Are Women Missing Out on BRCA Testing?

Results from a study of women with breast and ovarian cancer show surprisingly low rates of genetic testing.

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Hard Conversations: How to Talk to Your Care Team and Loved Ones about Dying

Follow these guidelines for holding difficult yet important end-of-life conversations.

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