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.

 

Understanding Cancer

FDA Updates

Tagrisso Approved for First-Line Treatment of Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Most Common EGFR Mutations The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved AstraZeneca’s Tagrisso...

Side Effects

Take Control of Cancer-Related Nausea and Vomiting

Try to sip on water, fruit juices, ginger ale, tea, or sports drinks throughout the day.Nausea and vomiting are serious side effects of cancer therapy...

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Befriending Chemo

Paige Davis  Upon the moment of my breast cancer diagnosis, it was clear that I wanted to view my cancer journey as a love journey...

How to Cope - Survivor

Where to Find Support After Being Diagnosed with Metastatic Breast Cancer

One of the hardest things to face when you’re diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer is the overwhelming mental and emotional turmoil you may be experiencing....

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Cancer Lessons

Jim Hunter, pictured here with his youngest grandsonI’m not sure of the exact wording, but it was something along these lines: “Your scans look good,...

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For Cancer Survivors: Three Keys to Becoming Resilient

The day I became a person with cancer, my life shifted. I found myself embodied anew in a world of uncertainty and unknowing. All of...

Side Effects How to Cope - Survivor

How to Own Your Sexuality in the Face of Cancer

Cancer treatment may change the way you experience your sexuality. It may change the way you sexually respond. It may even alter the sexual dynamic...

Understanding Cancer

Study Finds Most Women with Early Breast Cancer Do Not Benefit from Chemotherapy

New findings from the groundbreaking TAILORx trial show no benefit from chemotherapy for 70 percent of women with the most common type of breast cancer....

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

Wrestling with Cancer

David Gillaspie  Cancer survivorship and the sport of wrestling have at least one thing in common – there are some things you get into that you...

How to Cope - Survivor

How Expressive Writing Can Help You Heal

Whether you’ve just received the diagnosis, you’re in the midst of treatment, or you’re acclimating to post-treatment life, cancer can impose a great deal of...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

Here’s What I Know about Coping with Cancer

Melanie Stachelski  When I talk to people who are coping with the turmoil of a cancer diagnosis, I have so much I want to share...

How to Cope - Survivor

Composing a New Normal

My relationship to music is a major part of my identity. I started playing violin when I was eight years old, and, as I could,...