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

Where Can I Go for Cancer Rehabilitation?

There are more than 15.5 million cancer survivors in the United States. This number will increase to an estimated 20 million by the year 2026....

Survivor Stories

Finding My Cancer Lifeline

Roberta Aberle. Cancer has always been a constant in my family. Even from an early age, I’ve always known I was at risk. Several uncles and...

Side Effects

A New Approach to Managing Cancer-Related Pain

Pain medications have gotten a lot of press over the past couple of years. It seems a new story about the dangers of pain medications...

Side Effects

Get a Handle on 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...

How to Cope - Survivor

Surviving Cancer With Music by Your Side

Whether you have cancer, had cancer, or are caring for someone with cancer, that word – cancer – likely enters your mind a lot. Once...

How to Cope - Survivor

When Cancer Calls into Question Everything You Thought You Knew

Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are...

Survivor Stories Celebrity Interviews

Taboo of The Black Eyed Peas

Grammy-winning rapper Taboo of The Black Eyed Peas discusses fighting cancer and creating an anthem to inspire other cancer survivors. (Photo courtesy of Taboo.) Born Jimmy...

Understanding Cancer How to Cope - Survivor

DIAGNOSIS: Lung Cancer

By surrounding yourself with a support network, you will be better able to manage your lung cancer and experience a better quality of life.A diagnosis...

Healthy Living

When Sleep Eludes You

Sleep is essential for our bodies  to restore our energy and recharge to keep us going. Seldom is sleep more important than when  coping with...

Healthy Living How to Cope - Survivor

Emotions and Cancer

Individuals who engage in social activities and stay connected with family and friends tend to experience less distress.A diagnosis of cancer can create a great...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

Finding My Strength

Richard HillmanWhen I heard the doctor say prostate cancer, it felt as if I was struck by a bolt of lightning. My wife, Audrey, and...

Survivor Stories Celebrity Interviews

ESPN’s Holly Rowe Refuses to Let Cancer Win

Though she’s been diagnosed with a rare form of melanoma, ESPN sideline reporter and play-by-play commentator Holly Rowe isn’t planning to slow down anytime soon....