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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Sex After a Cancer Diagnosis

A cancer diagnosis is life changing. In addition to the emotional jolt of confronting your own mortality, you may experience physical changes that affect your...

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Weathering the Storm Together

Nothing prepared my husband and me for the diagnosis. Cancer, or rather, prostate cancer. You know, the “Big P.C.” After two heart attacks, followed by...

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A Prescription for Exercise

The vital role exercise plays in cancer care is becoming more evident every day. Nearly a decade ago, the American College of Sports Medicine published...

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Can Good Things Come from Cancer?

A cancer diagnosis can be one of the most devastating and frightening experiences a person ever has to face. Cancer can completely disrupt your life,...

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Olympic Champion Skier Kikkan Randall

Kikkan Randall Photo by Andre Horton (dReFoto) In February 2018, five-time Olympian Kikkan Randall made cross-country skiing history when she and teammate Jessie Diggins won the women’s team...

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For 34 years, Coping has been a source of knowledge, hope, and inspiration to people worldwide. When you need positive and helpful information that relates to a...

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DIAGNOSIS: Lung Cancer

A diagnosis of lung cancer can leave you and your loved ones feeling uncertain, anxious,  and overwhelmed. You have important treatment decisions to make, emotional...

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Surviving Cancer Puts You at Risk for PTSD

Did you know that adult cancer survivors can experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD? These symptoms can persist for many years following a...

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Why Is Quitting Smoking Important?

Why do cancer survivors keep smoking?  Receiving a diagnosis of cancer is often an emotionally shocking experience. A cancer diagnosis is also a life-changing event for...

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Preventing Burnout as a Cancer Caregiver

Being a cancer caregiver can be a daunting task. Family caregivers are expected to step up and become extensions of the healthcare team, often without...

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Finding the Silver Lining

Beverly Bradley Photo by Rey of Light Photography  I thought of cancer as a dark cloud over me, so I was determined to find the silver...

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Your Legal Rights as a Cancer Survivor

Don’t wait until a legal issue arises to learn your rights. As a cancer survivor, it’s important to know your legal rights so you can...