Coping® with Cancer Magazine
Table of Contents

July/August 2018  –  Volume 32  –  Issue 4

An independent publication written by and for the national cancer community

Dr. Norman E. Sharpless
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40  On the Cover: Celebrating Life on National Cancer Survivors Day® 2018
Survivors and supporters come together for the 31st annual NCSD celebration.

6  The Power and Promise of Cancer Research
Annual progress report from the director of the National Cancer Institute

8  Change your Lifestyle, Change Your Life
5 steps for creating successful, sustainable change after a cancer diagnosis

10  Diagnosis: CLL
Practical tips for coping with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

16  Annual Report to the Nation: Overall Cancer Mortality Continues to Decline
The latest cancer statistics are in. Here's a summary.

17  Mind. Body. Cancer.
How mind-body therapies can help you heal.

19  Why Everyone Should Try Journaling at Least Once During Their Cancer Journey
All you need is a pen, a notebook, and the willingness to write without censor.

21  Coming to Terms with Metastatic Breast Cancer
24  What's New in Cancer Research?
The 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting highlights major cancer research advances.

26  Meet the Breast Cancer Survivor Who Has Run More Than 300 Marathons (And Counting)
Dubbed the Warrior Marathon Runner, Carol Dellinger has run a marathon a month for the past 25 years.

29  Coping with Lung Cancer: How to Survive the Emotional Fallout

36  Get Moving Again
How to make exercise a regular part of your life after a cancer diagnosis

38  Take Back Your (Sex) Life After Cancer
What to do when life throws a wrench in your romantic relationship? Say, with a cancer diagnosis? Andrea Malcolm, a sex therapist turned cancer survivor, has the answer.

46  What to Do When Cancer Treatment Causes Problems with Your Mouth and Throat
Here are some action steps you can take.



News   18
News Brief   27
Survivor   28
FDA Update   34
Reflections   37

Cancer Survivors Guide   47