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.

 

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Cancer and Fertility in Men

The American Cancer Society estimates that by January 2024 there will be more than 9.3 mil­lion men living with cancer in...

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For Lung Cancer Survivors

When you are diagnosed with lung cancer and start receiv­ing treatments, you begin to realize the many changes that are hap­pening in your life....

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Your Guide to Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer

If this is your first cancer diagnosis, understanding the disease will help you talk with your health­care providers. Here, we’ll discuss the basics of breast...

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Keeping Up Appearances

Where I come from, looking good was all that mattered. In Grosse Pointe, Michigan, in the 1950s, what you wore to church on Sunday was...

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The Dish on Good Nutrition

Maintaining good nutrition during and after cancer treatment is essential for recovery. A healthy diet can help boost energy, manage body weight, reduce infection risk, and...

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Cancer is Only the Beginning

I guess you could say I was lucky – leukemia wasn’t too bad for me. I mean, sure, at the time, it was horrible, the...

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I’ve Just Been Diagnosed with Cancer. Now What?

A diagnosis of any type of cancer can be shocking and devastat­ing, even if it is treatable or curable. When you first learn you have...

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A Fresh Take on Journaling through Cancer

You’ve probably heard this be­fore, but if you’re a cancer survivor (or the care partner of a cancer survivor), writing down your feelings and...

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New Developments in Cancer Research 2017

CAR T-Cell Therapy Sends Multiple Myeloma into Lasting Remission In an early clinical trial, 33 out of 35 people...

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Making Progress Against Cancer

Dr. Douglas R. Lowy, acting director of the National Cancer Institute  Over the last few years, I’ve had the great privilege of visiting a variety of...

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Mastering Mindfulness

As we go about our daily lives, our natural tendency is to focus on planning what we need to do or have to do next....

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Understanding Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment

If you’ve been diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer, your doctor can help you make sense of the treatment options available. Before making a...