Coping® with Cancer Magazine
Table of Contents

November/December 2019  –  Volume 33  –  Issue 6

An independent publication written by and for the national cancer community

Cameron Mathison - photo by Vanessa Mathison
Holiday decorations
Couple with calculator


6  On the Cover: Hallmark Channel Host, Actor, and Kidney Cancer Survivor Cameron Mathison, 'I feel an overwhelming sense of gratitude'
Just days after wrapping up filming for his latest Hallmark Christmas movie, in which his character experiences the miracle of Christmas, Cameron Mathison received what he describes as a miracle of his own.

8  The Big 5-0
When a milestone birthday coincides with the end of cancer treatment 

10  Diagnosis: Lung Cancer
5 keys to managing the disease and maximizing your quality of life

11 Surviving Cancer Puts You at Risk for PTSD
Do you know how to recognize the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder?

12 Your Legal Rights as a Cancer Survivor
Practical tips for addressing the most common legal issues faced by cancer survivors today

13  Cancer and the Holidays
The holiday season can be a wonderful time of year, but it can also be stressful, especially when you add in the strain of cancer. Find out how you can bring calm into the chaos.

14  Why Is Quitting Smoking Important?
And other questions cancer survivors ask about tobacco use

16  Preventing Burnout as a Cancer Caregiver
Caring for a loved one with cancer can be a daunting task. Here are some things you can do to prioritize your own self-care and help prevent caregiver distress.

19  Finding the Silver Lining
When breast cancer survivor Beverly Bradley realized that cancer was like a dark cloud hanging over her, she was determined to find its silver lining.



FDA Update   17
Survivor   18