Dr. Jimmie Holland on The Human Side of Cancer

This week CR Magazine presents a series of five podcasts featuring interviews with Memorial Sloan Kettering psychiatrist Dr. Jimmie Holland. Dr. Holland is a pioneer in treating the whole person with cancer, including meeting their social and emotional needs.  She has worked in the field of psycho-oncology since 1977, urging that cancer patients be assessed for…  Read More

Long-Term Cancer Survivor Experience Severe Stress

Cancer survivors who have lived at least five years past their diagnosis are more than twice as likely to say their lives are extremely stressful than people who never had cancer. They report psychological stress that is severe enough to cause problems functioning at work, in school, or in social situations.