Suddenly, as with everything in the Information Age, we are overwhelmed by all the information available about cancer. There is too much information! Just a few years ago, cancer patients were trying to find out as much as they could about treatment options and side effect management,
You just found out you have cancer. Fear, uncertainty, your family, and overwhelming thoughts of “how can I get rid of it and how can I keep it from spreading” bombard your mind. You want to act fast so you can get back to normal.
Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Every year, more than 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and more than 50,000 people die from it. Staggering numbers.
March is National Social Work Month, and for many people this designation sparks the question, “What do social workers do?” Well, we offer a number of different services in a variety of settings, from hospitals and schools to private practice and nonprofits. Allow me to take the opportunity of