As 2021 begins, we would like to take a moment to highlight a few of our most popular posts from 2020 and to thank the people who contributed to the popularity of these posts. We cannot thank the authors and organizations enough that have contributed to make 2020 one for the books, even during a trying year. Your efforts to Patient Empowerment Network are greatly appreciated!
Stage IIB Hodgkin Lymphoma patient, Lindsay, shares her cancer journey from searching for a diagnosis to adjusting to her new mantle of ‘cancer survivor’.
We should always be aware of what our body is trying to tell us. Here are ten ways our body is signaling that we should be more concerned with our health.
What happens when someone close to you has been diagnosed with cancer? Here are some tips and advice to be the most helpful to cancer patients.
Patients need to be aware of the side effects of immunotherapy and vigilant in addressing them with their doctor as they can signal complications.
While this is naturally a worrying time, there are many things we can do to mind our mental health and boost our immunity and well-being at this time. In this blog, you will find tips to help you navigate your way through this time of global crisis.
This blog explains what healthcare fraud is and provides tips to help you avoid falling victim to these scams.
A list of trusted sources to help you cut through all the information that is being share online about the coronavirus pandemic.
This infographic from our PEN Powered Activity Guide shares her tips for finding and understanding scientific publications.
Cissy White gets used to her new normal dealing with having ovarian cancer during a pandemic, and the challenges and benefits that presents.
It is critical that minority groups are included in clinical trials because, as the broader population, their data will affect the outcome of precision medicine for everyone.
Casey Quinlan explains that everyone’s social determinants of health have been impacted by COVID19, but she is seeing strong signals of hope.
For cancer patients, music can be a powerful therapeutic tool in coping with a cancer diagnosis and treatment. Here is a list of some crowd favorites.
There’s never a good time for a cancer diagnosis, especially during a global pandemic. Here are some recommendations from cancer treatment experts.
A list of 10 quotes and messages of hope and inspiration from patients that can bring you that much needed boost in your day.
These days we are spending more time at home, so you need to feel like your happy place. Turn your home in a sanctuary in 5 simple steps.
Oncology Social Worker, Sara Goldberger, MSSW, LCSW-R, shares her checklist for resiliency during the time of a global pandemic.
Casey Quinlan provides a short checklist that can be used in any patient-with-a-bedside-care-partner situation.
A recent study published examines the connection between air pollution and respiratory health among cancer survivors.
In this Part 2, we’ll look at the role of peer to empowerment and explore whether the term “empowerment” is even the right term to use.
This article is meant to help cancer patients understand just how much journaling can help them emotionally and physically during their treatments.
Network Managers, Carly Flumer and Sherea Cary, team up to discuss the importance caregivers and some quick tips for caregivers.
This blog shares 5 helpful tips for utilizing your patient portal to the fullest.
Carly Flumer shares her thyroid cancer diagnosis story and what it’s like being told you have the “good” cancer.
A patient story from a chronic myeloid or myelogenous leukemia (CML), an uncommon cancer of the bone marrow, patient.