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

Answers to Your Questions about Lung Cancer

What does my lung cancer diagnosis mean for me? After being told you have lung cancer, you may wonder what your prognosis will be – what...

Understanding Cancer How to Cope - Survivor

Facing Cancer as an Older Adult

Did you know that the average age for being diagnosed with cancer is 67, and that your risk of getting cancer rises dramatically as you...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

Humor Out of Cancer (Of All Places)

I am a six-year survivor of incurable leukemia, diagnosed during a routine physical just after I turned 40. Some people erroneously (or at least grossly...

Understanding Cancer How to Cope - Survivor

10 Tips for Living Well with a Diagnosis of MPN

Eating a healthy diet can provide much-needed energy and nutrients to your body while you are coping with MPN.The journey through a diagnosis of a...

How to Cope - Survivor

Becoming Resilient

Everyone knows about the medical strategies we use to fight cancer – chemotherapy, radiation, immunotherapy, surgery. But what about the psychological strategies? What about resilience? What...

Healthy Living Side Effects How to Cope - Survivor

Smart Food Choices for Cancer Survivors

Having cancer can change how you see the world. You want to make the most of each day, you are more grateful for family and friends,...

How to Cope - Survivor

Just Relax

For many people, coloring the intricate patterns found in adult coloring books helps them relax. Do you find it difficult to relax or meditate? Instead of...

How to Cope - Survivor

Healing Your Spirit

Dr. Walter MoczynskiAnyone who has received a diagnosis of cancer can tell you about the moment when they knew their life was about to change....

How to Cope - Caregiver

When Your Partner Has Breast Cancer

There are few things more frightening than a cancer diagnosis for your spouse. This was our new life change a couple of years ago when...

How to Cope - Survivor

Your Body After Breast Cancer

Breast cancer surgery – whether it’s a lumpectomy or a double mastectomy – can change the way your body looks and feels. It can also...

How to Cope - Survivor

Getting the Psychosocial Support You Need to Get through Cancer

You can find an endless supply of information on just about any psychosocial issue online. However, you should only access regularly updated and reputable sources,...

Survivor Stories Celebrity Interviews

Ovarian Cancer Survivor Sherry Pollex

Sherry was the honorary pace car driver at the inaugural Bank of America Roval 400 NASCAR race in Charlotte, NC. With NASCAR running in her blood,...