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.

 

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

Meditation as a Path to Healing

Maya Harsaniova  Four years ago, I was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer. As with every cancer survivor, my journey began when I heard my...

Healthy Living

Cancer Rehabilitation

A cancer diagnosis is oftentimes a serious, life-threatening event. As such, medical research and treatment has traditionally – and rightfully – focused on curing and...

Side Effects

When You Have Cancer and You Can’t Sleep

Sleep plays a vital role in supporting your health. On average, humans spend one-third of the day –  or about eight hours – asleep. Theories...

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Wings for Life

For cancer survivors, distant travel is sometimes necessary to reach a cancer center or hospital for treatment or a second opinion that is not available...

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...

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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...