Talking to Children About Terminal Illness
March 18, 2019
By Perri Klass, MD / The New York Times
New guidelines call for speaking openly with children when they or their parents face life-threatening diseases.

A Dress Rehearsal for the End of Life
October 23, 2018
By Monona A. Yin / The New York Times
We had started down the path of honoring our mother’s wish to have a good death until a hospice nurse figured out that she wasn’t really dying.

How to Talk with Your Dying Loved One
April 16, 2018
By Elizabeth Bernstein / The Wall Street Journal
Conversations about death are among the most important, and difficult, we may ever have. Too often, we avoid them.

What to Say When You Meet the Angel of Death at a Party
January 26, 2018
By Kate Bowler / The New York Times
After years of living with stage IV cancer, I have a few suggestions

When a Sibling Dies, or Has a Serious Illness
December 12, 2017
By Abby Ellin / The New York Times

For Kids With Cancer, Focusing on Quality of Life
July 27, 2017
By Susan Gubar / The New York Times

The Secret Language of Patients and Caregivers
June 29, 2017
By Susan Gubar / The New York Times

Ask Me Anything, Except How I'm Doing
June 22, 2017
By Sarah Lazazzero / Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Better Coping Strategies Needed for Partners of Younger Women with Breast Cancer
January 26, 2017
By Beth Fand Incollingo / Cure Today
any partners and caregivers still feel anxious years after their loved one's diagnosis, according to a recent study.

What Not to Say to a Cancer Patient
November 28, 2016
By Jane E. Brody / The New York Times

The Only Two Things You Need to Say to Someone With Cancer
September 26, 2016
By Martha Carlson / Cure Today
Forget advice, forget the stories of others with cancer, and leave silence behind you when you learn about a friend's cancer diagnosis

How To Trust a Widow
September 2, 2016
By Tricia Lott Williford

The Language of Helping a Loved One With Cancer
August 8, 2016
By Jen Sotham / Cure Today
Someone who has never experienced cancer may feel apprehensive about how to talk to someone who has been diagnosed. Here are my two cents about communicating with a cancer patient.

5 Things Your Friend Who Beat Cancer Wants You To Know
May 5, 2016
Beating cancer isn't always as "happy" as you would expect it to be- the effects of having cancer are long lasting and everyone experiences them differently

A Cancer Survivor Designs the Cards She Wishes She’d Received From Friends and Family
May 6, 2015
By Kristin Hohenadel /