Learn about prostate cancer and genetics, onco-psychology, and life after ovarian and thyroid cancer

Oct 16, 2023 | Linde Sifuentes, Patient Educator | @sifuenteslinde

The Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center Blog shares news, information and stories from Mayo Clinic’s cancer experts and patients. New stories featured on the blog include:

Daniel Childs, M.D., a Mayo Clinic medical oncologist specializing in genitourinary cancers, and Joan Steyermark, a Mayo Clinic genetic counselor, explain the roles of family history and genetics in the development and treatment of prostate cancer.

Shawna Ehlers, Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic clinical health psychologist, explains what onco-psychology is and how it's used to help people cope with the stress of cancer and its treatment.

Megan Grudem, a Mayo Clinic nurse practitioner who cares for people with gynecologic cancer, shares how she helps ovarian cancer patients cope with side effects and fear of recurrence and find support.

Katherine Prinsen, a Mayo Clinic nurse practitioner, shares what she discusses with her thyroid cancer patients when planning for the future.

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