The festive season is full of celebration, and this, of course, includes eating good food among family and friends.
But for cancer patients, there may be uncertainty when it comes to knowing what to eat during this time.
The experience of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and post-treatment can often result in patients feeling overwhelmed and unable to verbally express difficult thoughts and feelings. Art Therapy provides cancer patients, specifically young adults, with powerful tools to cope with their illness and help facilitate self-expression and alternative ways of communicating.
We have taken the difficult decision to postpone our 2021 Annual Solaris Cancer Care Gala due to the uncertainties surrounding COVID-19 restrictions. As a not for profit in healthcare, our attendees’ safety comes first, especially given cancer patients have more compromised immune systems.
Different practices of music enable cancer survivors to extend their self-expression, reduce fatigue and redevelop their identities with less discomfort.
BY GEMMA CROTTY Cancer-related fatigue can be extremely burdensome for cancer patients and even cancer survivors, years beyond treatment. This feeling of weariness differs from standard tiredness as it does
BY GENEVIEVE MULLINS The human brain is renowned for its ability to engage in maladaptive ruminating thoughts. Though an automatic process, repetitive negative thinking can have profound effects on one’s