May 2017 - Steve Stern

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Don’t Ask Unless…

Cancer patients and their caregivers often share with me things that people say that hurt their feelings.  Recently a caregiver recalled an incident where a friend saw her and asked how she was doing?  The caregiver assumed her friend really wanted to know how she was doing so she began […]


Setting Puzzles

Patients who come to the cancer center for treatment find that their appointments are not always on time.  For various reasons there are times when patients find themselves looking for something to fill the time while they wait for their name to be called.  Some patients like to work on […]