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.

 

Healthy Living How to Cope - Survivor

Catch Those Zzz’s

Everyone needs a good night of sleep – and on a regular basis. Both good quantity and good quality sleep are essential for good health.  The...

Understanding Cancer

Ibrutinib Plus Rituximab Found to Be Superior to Standard Treatment for Some People with Chronic Leukemia

An interim analysis of a large phase 3 clinical trial has found that the combination of ibrutinib plus rituximab was superior to standard treatment for...

Survivor Stories Celebrity Interviews

Cobie Smulders: Strong. Empowered. Survivor.

Cobie Smulders  Most known for playing Robin Sherbatzky on the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, Cobie Smulders is a woman who knows how...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

Am I Lucky?

Michelle Burleigh  The 10-year survival rate for acute promyelocytic leukemia is 80 to 90 percent. This is what I was told when I was diagnosed...

How to Cope - Survivor

How Mindfulness Can Help You Reclaim Your Life After Cancer

As a clinical psychologist, I have had the privilege of introducing thousands of cancer survivors and their family members to mindfulness meditation over the last...

How to Cope - Survivor

Transform Your Hurt into Healing

“Why did this happen to me?” At some point during your cancer experience, you will ask this question. You may ask it aloud of one of...

How to Cope - Survivor

Take Control of the Cancer Conversation

As cancer survivors, we’ve all had at least one “bad” conversation. One in which we reveal our cancer diagnosis and receive  • False empathy: “I know...

Side Effects

Easing the Pain of Cancer

Cancer itself and the side effects of cancer treatment can sometimes cause pain. Pain is not something that you have to “put up with.” Controlling...

How to Cope - Survivor

Finding Calm in the Midst of Chaos

A cancer diagnosis is almost always unexpected. The words “You have cancer” understandably provoke feelings of fear and confusion, and a sea of questions floods...

How to Cope - Survivor How to Cope - Caregiver

Coping® Magazine’s Guide to Lodging Assistance

Some housing facilities provide a home-like environment for cancer survivors and their families.There are several reasons why people with cancer and their families may decide...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

With Thanksgiving and Resilience

I was diagnosed with cancer in late January 2015. Three tiny vaginal blood droplets were the single symptom alerting me to this emerging health scare....

Healthy Living How to Cope - Caregiver

Cooking Up Cancer Care

Mozzarella, Pesto, and Roasted Red Pepper Panini  If you are the caregiver, it can be frustrating and difficult at times to meet the nutritional needs...