The holiday season is one of the most festive times of the year,
but for people with a serious illness such as cancer, the joy can be hard to
find. Cancer treatment can be exhausting, physically and emotionally,
for patients and their families.
Ursula Matulonis, MD, explains the need to take things easy; Cyndi Mackinlay,
whose son Andrew survived leukemia, remembers how thoughtful friends made one
Christmas particularly special.