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.


Survivor Stories Celebrity Interviews

John Andretti: In It to Win It

John AndrettiWhen former IndyCar and NASCAR driver John Andretti scheduled his first colonoscopy last year at age 53, he thought he was just ticking off...

Survivor Stories Celebrity Interviews

Cancer Survivor Scott Hamilton – A Bumpy Road to Health

Scott Hamilton (photo by Michael Gomez) From an early age, figure skating legend Scott Hamilton has been perfecting the art of falling down and getting back...

How to Cope - Survivor

Exercise for the Cancer Survivor

My doctor told me I should exercise regularly. What does that mean? How long and how often should I work out? What types of exercise...

Healthy Living Side Effects

4 Ingredients For Staying Well Nourished During Cancer Treatment

To get more nutritional bang for your buck, dress up a cup of plain yogurt with a sprinkling of dried fruit and granola.Good nutrition is...

Side Effects Understanding Cancer

Is Pregnancy Safe after Cancer?

For many cancer survivors – both men and women alike – starting, expanding, or completing one’s family after cancer is a significant desire. But for...

How to Cope - Survivor

Doing the ‘Write’ Thing

Cancer can seem all-consuming. But your story is far more complex. You’re a unique individual with a wealth of interests and ideas. Other people have...

Survivor Stories

Life Interrupted

Shaun WillsonMy wife, Deborah, and I created an extraordinary life. I traded my ambitions for my passions and turned my profession into a mission. I...

How to Cope - Survivor

Maintaining Your Everyday Well-Being When You’ve Been Diagnosed with Metastatic Breast Cancer

When you are first diagnosed, it may be hard to imagine living months or years with metastatic disease. Many people find that talking to someone...

Side Effects

Fighting Back against Cancer-Related Fatigue

“I feel so slow; it’s like I can barely put one foot in front of the other … ” Sound familiar? When we talk about the...

How to Cope - Survivor

Healing through Writing

Dr. Diana Raab (Photo by Melissa Musgrave) I began my writing career at age ten, sitting in my walk-in closet scribbling in my journal. My mother...

Healthy Living

Let’s Get Physical

For many people, exercise is an important part of their everyday routine. But for many cancer survivors, exercise and other forms of physical activity are...

Side Effects

Say What?

Some cancers and cancer treatments may cause hearing problems. These problems can include mild to severe hearing loss and tinnitus, a ringing in the ears....

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