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.

 

Understanding Cancer How to Cope - Survivor

Moving Forward as a Lung Cancer Survivor

A diagnosis of lung cancer can make you wonder how long you or your loved one has to live. It’s frightening to imagine a different...

Side Effects Understanding Cancer How to Cope - Survivor

Examining Cancer’s Impact on Male Sexual Health

One out of every two men will be diagnosed with some form of cancer in their lifetime. This diagnosis will alter many aspects of their...

Understanding Cancer

So, You’ve Just Been Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer

No matter the exact words that describe the results of your prostate biopsy, a diagnosis of prostate cancer forever changes everything. It can be confusing,...

Healthy Living

Need an Energy Boost?

Make breakfast a regular part of your day, and try to eat small meals or snacks every three to four hours.Feeling drained? You are not...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

Never Give Up

Laurie MacCaskill  At age 55, I was in perfect health and terrific physical shape. Then, one day,  I experienced a sharp, intense lightning bolt of...

Survivor Stories Celebrity Interviews

John Andretti: In It to Win It

John Andretti  When former IndyCar and NASCAR driver John Andretti scheduled his first colonoscopy last year at age 53, he thought he was just ticking...

Survivor Stories Celebrity Interviews

Cancer Survivor Scott Hamilton – A Bumpy Road to Health

Scott Hamilton (photo by Michael Gomez) From an early age, figure skating legend Scott Hamilton has been perfecting the art of falling down and getting back...

How to Cope - Survivor

Exercise for the Cancer Survivor

My doctor told me I should exercise regularly. What does that mean? How long and how often should I work out? What types of exercise...

Healthy Living Side Effects

4 Ingredients For Staying Well Nourished During Cancer Treatment

To get more nutritional bang for your buck, dress up a cup of plain yogurt with a sprinkling of dried fruit and granola.Good nutrition is...

Side Effects Understanding Cancer

Is Pregnancy Safe after Cancer?

For many cancer survivors – both men and women alike – starting, expanding, or completing one’s family after cancer is a significant desire. But for...

How to Cope - Survivor

Doing the ‘Write’ Thing

Cancer can seem all-consuming. But your story is far more complex. You’re a unique individual with a wealth of interests and ideas. Other people have...

Survivor Stories

Life Interrupted

Shaun Willson  My wife, Deborah, and I created an extraordinary life. I traded my ambitions for my passions and turned my profession into a mission....