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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The Power of Hope

Dr. Wendy Harpham  Being diagnosed with a type of cancer with no known cure can leave a person feeling hopeless. I felt that firsthand when...

Understanding Cancer

Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer

The latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer finds that overall cancer death rates continue to decline in men, women, and...

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Communities to Recognize Cancer Survivors, Raise Awareness on National Cancer Survivors Day® — Sunday, June 3

On National Cancer Survivors Day® – Sunday, June 3, 2018 – cancer survivors and supporters in communities around the world will come together to celebrate...

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Get Your Camera Ready!

FIVE TIPS FOR TAKING AMAZING PHOTOS OF YOUR SURVIVORS DAY CELEBRATION Coping® with Cancer magazine is featuring local National Cancer Survivors Day events in the July/August...

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Cancer Survivor and Elite Runner Gabriele “Gabe” Grunewald

Gabe Grunewald runs in the summer 2017 U.S. Track & Field Championships while continuing to undergo chemotherapy treatments. (Photos by David Bracetty Photography)Gabriele “Gabe” Grunewald...

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Tend to Your Spirit

Merriam-Webster’s first definition of the word heal is “to make sound or whole.” So when we talk about healing, we have to address all the...

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Quitting Smoking after a Cancer Diagnosis

Why quit smoking after you’ve been diagnosed with cancer? The damage is already done, right? Isn’t it too late to worry about quitting now? Besides,...

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Making it Work

Many people choose to work through some or all of their cancer treatment. The reason for that choice is different for every individual. Some need...

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Meditation as a Path to Healing

Maya Harsaniova  Four years ago, I was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer. As with every cancer survivor, my journey began when I heard my...

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Cancer Rehabilitation

A cancer diagnosis is oftentimes a serious, life-threatening event. As such, medical research and treatment has traditionally – and rightfully – focused on curing and...

Side Effects

When You Have Cancer and You Can’t Sleep

Sleep plays a vital role in supporting your health. On average, humans spend one-third of the day –  or about eight hours – asleep. Theories...

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Wings for Life

For cancer survivors, distant travel is sometimes necessary to reach a cancer center or hospital for treatment or a second opinion that is not available...