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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Spring Fling

Joanie Shawhan  I do not send Christmas letters, not because I am lazy or too busy, but I rarely have anything newsworthy to share. I...

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Country Music Legend Randy Owen Proves That You Can’t Keep a Good Man Down

Randy Owen (Photo by David McClister, courtesy of Randy Owen/Tennessee River Music, Inc.)Randy Owen rose to country-music superstardom in the late 80s as the front...

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NFL Hall of Famer Mike Haynes Is Speaking Out About Prostate Cancer

Mike Haynes (Photo by Lisa Peirce)  When NFL Hall of Fame cornerback Mike Haynes agreed to take part in an event to raise awareness for...

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One Hat, Two Hats, Red Hats, Blue Hats

Joanie Shawhan and her family show off the many different hats she wore during treatment.  My sister said, “We have to make this fun!” I...

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CBS News Anchor Bob Schieffer on Facing Bladder Cancer

Bob Schieffer  (Photos this page by John P. Filo/CBS News)   CBS news veteran Bob Schieffer knows how to get the story.  In his more than 40...

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Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton John (Photo by Chad Smith, courtesy of Green Hill Music)  When Olivia Newton-John was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992, the modern breast...

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The Price Is Right’s Rich Fields

Rich Fields (Photos this page courtesy of CBS)  You may not know his name. You might not be able to pick out his face in...

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Putting It Into Perspective

Billy Mayfair (Photo courtesy of the PGA Tour) Five-time PGA Tour winner Billy Mayfair has an  impressive résumé. He has won some of the Tour’s most...

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Supermodel and Cancer Survivor Emme

Emme (Photos this page courtesy of Robert Ascroft/FOX)  As the first plus-size model to ever achieve supermodel status, Emme has been redefining beauty in America...

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Cancer Brain Fog

Cancer survivors face a number of physical, mental, and psychosocial challenges that diminish quality of life and alter one’s sense of self. Brain changes that...

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Cancer Survivor

Kareem Abdul-JabbarKareem Abdul-Jabbar dominated the NBA for 20 years, from 1969 to 1989, perfecting his trademark move – the skyhook – a unique hook shot...

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Pro Golfer Jim Colbert

Jim ColbertJim Colbert, who has been playing golf professionally since 1965, is easy to spot on the golf course. He’s the one with the floppy...