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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How Mindfulness Can Help You Reclaim Your Life After Cancer

As a clinical psychologist, I have had the privilege of introducing thousands of cancer survivors and their family members to mindfulness meditation over the last...

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Transform Your Hurt into Healing

“Why did this happen to me?” At some point during your cancer experience, you will ask this question. You may ask it aloud of one of...

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Take Control of the Cancer Conversation

As cancer survivors, we’ve all had at least one “bad” conversation. One in which we reveal our cancer diagnosis and receive  • False empathy: “I know...

Side Effects

Easing the Pain of Cancer

Cancer itself and the side effects of cancer treatment can sometimes cause pain. Pain is not something that you have to “put up with.” Controlling...

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Finding Calm in the Midst of Chaos

A cancer diagnosis is almost always unexpected. The words “You have cancer” understandably provoke feelings of fear and confusion, and a sea of questions floods...

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Coping® Magazine’s Guide to Lodging Assistance

Some housing facilities provide a home-like environment for cancer survivors and their families.There are several reasons why people with cancer and their families may decide...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

With Thanksgiving and Resilience

I was diagnosed with cancer in late January 2015. Three tiny vaginal blood droplets were the single symptom alerting me to this emerging health scare....

Healthy Living How to Cope - Caregiver

Cooking Up Cancer Care

Mozzarella, Pesto, and Roasted Red Pepper Panini  If you are the caregiver, it can be frustrating and difficult at times to meet the nutritional needs...

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Expert Advice For Young Adult Cancer Survivors

Cancer is a difficult experience for anyone to go through. But coping with the overwhelm, stress, and raw emotions that a cancer diagnosis and treatment...

Healthy Living

Cancer, the Flu, & You

Living with cancer increases your risk for complications from the flu. If you have cancer now or have had cancer in the past, you are...

Survivor Stories Celebrity Interviews

Dx: Breast Cancer

Sandra Lee (Photo by Jason Frank Rothenberg)  It was a picture-perfect spring Friday in early 2015, and Food Network chef turned lifestyle guru Sandra Lee had...

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8 Tips to Make the Most of the Holidays

The holiday season can be a wonderful time of year, filled with cherished traditions and quality time spent with loved ones. However, the holidays can...