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.


How to Cope - Survivor

Let Go of the Hurt and R.E.A.C.H. Toward Forgiveness

Coping with cancer is stressful – not only for the person diagnosed but also for everyone in his or her life. When people are under...

Side Effects How to Cope - Survivor

Treating the Pain of Cancer

Pain, as defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain, is “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue...

How to Cope - Survivor

Bouncing Back from Cancer

Diane Young (Photo by George C. Anderson)   The first time I heard the word resilience used in connection with my name, I had just received a single...

How to Cope - Survivor

Write. Heal. Grow.

Eleven years ago, I participated in a writing and healing group at Stanford University that would serve as an integral part of my treatment and...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

Finding My Way

Thirteen years ago, I sat in a waiting room for my consultation with the board of doctors who would decide how my cancer journey would...

Understanding Cancer

Annual Report to the Nation: Overall Cancer Mortality Continues to Decline

The latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer finds that, for all cancer sites combined, cancer death rates continued to decline...

Side Effects Understanding Cancer How to Cope - Survivor

Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Chemotherapy treatments for certain types of cancer may cause a common nerve condition called chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, or CIPN for short.  What are the symptoms of...

Healthy Living How to Cope - Survivor How to Cope - Caregiver

Cancer Survivors, Local Communities to Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day® on Sunday, June 2

With more than 15.5 million people living with and beyond cancer in the U.S. today – and more than 32 million cancer survivors worldwide –...

Survivor Stories Celebrity Interviews How to Cope - Survivor

SNL Alum Vanessa Bayer

Vanessa Bayer Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC Known for her megawatt smile, Vanessa Bayer is a Saturday Night Live alum whose seven-season career with the iconic late-night show...

How to Cope - Survivor

Cancer & the Workplace: Making Employment Laws Work for You

Hearing the words “You have cancer” can understandably leave you feeling overwhelmed. People newly diagnosed with cancer are consumed with thoughts about their health, their...

Side Effects How to Cope - Survivor

After Cancer, Occupational Therapy Can Help You Live Your Daily Life

After cancer treatment, simple tasks like doing laundry may become challenging. Occupational therapy can help.  According to the American Cancer Society, by 2029 there will...

Understanding Cancer

Life After Lung Cancer

Life after lung cancer is certainly not without its challenges. However, you can live a full, meaningful life as a lung cancer survivor.  According to...

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