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.

 

Side Effects

It’s NOT ALL in Your Head

Many survivors of cancer will experience changes in their thinking skills during and after cancer treatment. These side effects vary in severity and often improve...

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Exercise Is Proven, Powerful Medicine for Cancer Survivors

In a recent report, The World Health Organization describes a growing human “pandemic of inactivity.” Here in the United States and across the planet, this...

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How Do I Tell My Kids I Have Cancer?

A cancer diagnosis reaches far beyond the person with cancer – the entire family is affected, all the way down to the youngest child. When...

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Let’s Talk about Sex after Cancer

Sex is a normal human behavior. However, it can be an intimidating topic to discuss, especially with your doctor.  It’s important to keep in mind that...

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Hope for a Life Well Lived

Gary Grieger  What is hope? One definition is that hope is a feeling of expectation and a desire for a certain outcome to occur. I...

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Journaling with Cancer

As a writer working in a hospital, I have seen firsthand how intimidating a cancer survivor’s list of “shoulds” can be. That’s why I prefer...

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The Healing Power of Gratitude for Cancer Survivors

All of us have expressed a heartfelt “thank you” for receiving a gift, support, or a second chance. This acknowledgement of goodness is known as...

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On the Job Hunt after Cancer

A job search is challenging for anyone. If you are a cancer survivor, you may feel even less confident. However, having a plan in place...

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More Than Just Baseball

Chad Bettis focuses on his pitch during the September 25, 2018, game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Coors Field. Photo by Kyle CooperWhen Colorado Rockies pitcher...

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Getting the Support You Need When You Have Metastatic Breast Cancer

Multiple years of treatment can strain your financial and emotional reserves. But don’t despair; help is available.A metastatic breast cancer diagnosis can leave you and...

Survivor Stories

The Chemo-Scene

Ted RobertsChemo-scene, oh chemo-scene. How serene, how serene. I never expected this: I mean the chemo-scene. Here I am in the chemo ward taking a few light...

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Erin Andrews

Erin Andrews reports from the sidelines of Fox NFL’s 2018 Los Angeles Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings game. Photo by Stewart Cook/Fox/PictureGroupWhen Erin Andrews was diagnosed with...