Coping with Cancer

A wide variety of professionals share their knowledge and experience in easy-to-read, relevant articles, and patients, caregivers, and survivors share their strategies for coping with cancer.


Healthy Living Side Effects How to Cope - Survivor

Exercise for Prostate Cancer Survivors

The side effects of prostate cancer treatment can have a significant impact on your daily life. Routine activities such as grocery shopping, taking the dog...

Understanding Cancer

Understanding Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the lung. There are two main types of lung cancer:...

Side Effects How to Cope - Survivor

How to Keep Your Sex Life Alive Now That Cancer Has Entered the Picture

Your sex life can be affected when any change happens in your life, and cancer is certainly no exception. However, whether your diagnosis is recent...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

From Terminal Cancer to Twenty-Four Year Survivor

Mel MannTwenty-four years ago, I was a 37-year-old U.S. Army major stationed in Michigan with my wife and five-year-old daughter. My life was simple, and...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

When Time Stands Still

Father Time is in constant motion, always marching forward. But not on June 15, 2017. On this day, time stood perfectly still for me. On this...

Understanding Cancer

And the Cancer Advance of the Year Is … Progress in Treating Rare Cancers

Over the past year, major research advances have provided new treatment options for people with rare, difficult-to-treat cancers. In recognition of these achievements, the American...

How to Cope - Survivor

Embracing Survivorship

“Congratulations! We’ll see you in six months.”  These are the words you’ve been waiting to hear since the moment you were diagnosed with cancer. But all...

How to Cope - Survivor

Gain Control of Your Anxiety and Depression

Following treatment, most cancer survivors do quite well. Some, however, experience anxiety and depression, which is normal and common, but at the extreme, anxiety and...

How to Cope - Survivor

Don’t shut them out

Experts consider open parent-child communication the most effective means for supporting a child whose parent has cancer. It is understandably upsetting to children and teenagers...

Survivor Stories Celebrity Interviews

Erin Andrews

Erin Andrews reports from the sidelines of Fox NFL’s 2018 Los Angeles Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings game. Photo by Stewart Cook/Fox/PictureGroupWhen Erin Andrews was diagnosed with...

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Facing Cancer as a Senior Adult

No two seniors are the same. Each senior adult has an individual set of goals and values they bring with them to managing their cancer...

How to Cope - Survivor

You Can Break Free from Nicotine Addiction

Many smokers who have been diagnosed with cancer continue to smoke, though they may not understand why. After all, they are aware of the ill-effects...

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