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

What Is Primary Myelofibrosis?

Primary myelofibrosis, or MF, is  a chronic blood cancer in which excessive scar tissue forms in the bone marrow and impairs its ability to produce...

Survivor Stories

Finding Happiness after Cancer

Gary Grieger.  For the past 17 years, my family and I have been dealing with cancer. No one has heard us complain or seen us feel...

How to Cope - Survivor

Just Got Diagnosed?

“I just got diagnosed with cancer. Now what do I do?” As a therapist who specializes in working with people facing a serious medical diagnosis, including...

Survivor Stories

Cancer. Again.

Jessica Melore. How many times does lightning strike? I asked myself as I heard the doctor say the last words I wanted to hear: Cancer. Again. Should...

Understanding Cancer

Dual Diagnosis: Diabetes + Cancer

More than 29 million people in the United States are living with diabetes. Of those, 8 million don’t know they have it. An even greater...

How to Cope - Survivor

Writing Your Way Through Cancer

Writing can be therapeutic during cancer treatment and beyond. It can provide an opportunity for self-expression and serve as a helpful distraction. Research shows that,...

How to Cope - Survivor

Facing the Fear of Cancer Recurrence

Almost all cancer survivors have  a few things in common: shock at being diagnosed, significant challenges in dealing with the side effects of treatment, and...

Survivor Stories Celebrity Interviews

Fox Business Network’s Gerri Willis

Gerri Willis anchors at FOX Business Network. (Photo by FOX Business Network) "Do you mean I have breast cancer?” Fox Business Network anchor Gerri Willis recalls saying...

Survivor Stories

Travel Gently

I first heard the words “travel gently” at a meditation class in New York that I attended with my daughter. I was rather impressed that...

Understanding Cancer How to Cope - Survivor

Multiple Myeloma

Your oncologist, nurses, and other members of your healthcare team work together to treat your multiple myeloma. Since medical ap­pointments are...

Survivor Stories Healthy Living

How Practicing Yoga Helped Me Recover from Cancer

When I was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer on January 12, 2010, my life changed forever. At the time, I’d been practicing yoga for...

Healthy Living

Just Move

As a medical doctor specializ­ing in cancer rehabilitation, I often find myself echoing a common refrain to those around me: just move. Inactivity has both a...