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.

 

How to Cope - Survivor

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...

Survivor Stories Celebrity Interviews

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...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

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,...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Caregiver

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...

Healthy Living Side Effects How to Cope - Survivor

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:...

Side Effects How to Cope - Survivor

How to Keep Your Sex Life Alive Now That Cancer Has Entered the Picture

Your sex life can be affected when any change happens in your life, and cancer is certainly no exception. However, whether your diagnosis is recent...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

From Terminal Cancer to Twenty-Four Year Survivor

Mel MannTwenty-four years ago, I was a 37-year-old U.S. Army major stationed in Michigan with my wife and five-year-old daughter. My life was simple, and...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

When Time Stands Still

Father Time is in constant motion, always marching forward. But not on June 15, 2017. On this day, time stood perfectly still for me. On this...

Understanding Cancer

And the Cancer Advance of the Year Is … Progress in Treating Rare Cancers

Over the past year, major research advances have provided new treatment options for people with rare, difficult-to-treat cancers. In recognition of these achievements, the American...

How to Cope - Survivor

Embracing Survivorship

“Congratulations! We’ll see you in six months.”  These are the words you’ve been waiting to hear since the moment you were diagnosed with cancer. But all...