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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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...

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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...

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When Life Gives You Cancer, Make … Emojis?

Nina Beaty  It’s really quite amazing that my cancer was found when it was. I had no symptoms and had quit smoking 30 years earlier,...

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The DOs and DON’Ts of Helping a Friend Who Has Cancer

Keith Hardeman proudly supports his wife, Shelley, who is a breast cancer survivor.When my wife, Shelley, was diagnosed with breast cancer in December 2017, our...

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Exercise for Prostate Cancer Survivors

The side effects of prostate cancer treatment can have a significant impact on your daily life. Routine activities such as grocery shopping, taking the dog...

Understanding Cancer

Understanding Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the lung. There are two main types of lung cancer:...