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.


Side Effects How to Cope - Survivor

Take Back Your (Sex) Life After Cancer

New love brings new possibilities. It brings the excitement of getting to know someone intimately, both as a person and as a sexual being. You’ll...

Understanding Cancer

What’s New in Cancer Research?

Adding Atezolizumab Immunotherapy to Chemotherapy Slows Growth of  Advanced Squamous Lung Cancer Initial findings from a randomized phase III clinical trial show that people with advanced squamous...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

Meet the Breast Cancer Survivor Who Has Run More Than 300 Marathons (And Counting)

Carol finishes her 306th marathon at the 2018 Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon in Phoenix, AZ, which is also the site of the first marathon...

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National Cancer Survivors Day 2018

Coping® magazine is proud to be an ongoing national sponsor of National Cancer Survivors Day® (NCSD). The 31st annual Celebration of Life was held on...

Understanding Cancer

The Power and Promise of Cancer Research

Dr. Norman Sharpless  (Photo by H. Darr Beiser) Each summer, for nearly a quarter-century, Coping® has asked the NCI Director to write an article for the...

Healthy Living How to Cope - Survivor

Change Your Lifestyle, Change Your Life

Hearing the words, “You have cancer,” marks a moment where everything changes in an instant. But diagnosis is just the beginning of an extended cycle...

Side Effects

What to Do When Cancer Treatment Causes Problems with Your Mouth and Throat

If mouth and throat side effects make it difficult to eat, try softer foods. Talk with your doctor about mouth rinses and pain medicine that...

How to Cope - Survivor

Why Everyone Should Try Journaling at Least Once During Their Cancer Journey

Do you wrestle with unrealized dreams, relationship issues, or lack of clarity in any area of your life? If so, you aren’t alone. Struggle and...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

Get Moving Again

Julie Goodale performs a forearm plank while exercising in the great outdoors.  By now, everyone knows they should exercise, right? We’ve heard about the health...

Understanding Cancer

FDA Updates

Avastin, in Combination with Chemotherapy, Approved as Ovarian Cancer Treatment The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Avastin (bevacizumab) in combination with carboplatin and paclitaxel,...

Side Effects

When Cancer Damages Your Nerves

Some cancer treatments cause peripheral neuropathy, a result of damage to the peripheral nerves. These nerves carry information from the brain to other parts of...

Understanding Cancer

Managing the Symptoms of Polycythemia Vera

If you are coping with polycythemia vera, or PV, it’s important to keep track of your symptoms and how they affect your daily activities. Over...

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