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

Dual Diagnosis: Diabetes + Cancer

More than 29 million people in the United States are living with diabetes. Of those, 8 million don’t know they have it. An even greater...

How to Cope - Survivor

Writing Your Way Through Cancer

Writing can be therapeutic during cancer treatment and beyond. It can provide an opportunity for self-expression and serve as a helpful distraction. Research shows that,...

How to Cope - Survivor

Facing the Fear of Cancer Recurrence

Almost all cancer survivors have  a few things in common: shock at being diagnosed, significant challenges in dealing with the side effects of treatment, and...

Survivor Stories Celebrity Interviews

Fox Business Network’s Gerri Willis

Gerri Willis anchors at FOX Business Network. (Photo by FOX Business Network) "Do you mean I have breast cancer?” Fox Business Network anchor Gerri Willis recalls saying...

Survivor Stories

Travel Gently

I first heard the words “travel gently” at a meditation class in New York that I attended with my daughter. I was rather impressed that...

Understanding Cancer How to Cope - Survivor

Multiple Myeloma

Your oncologist, nurses, and other members of your healthcare team work together to treat your multiple myeloma. Since medical ap­pointments are...

Survivor Stories Healthy Living

How Practicing Yoga Helped Me Recover from Cancer

When I was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer on January 12, 2010, my life changed forever. At the time, I’d been practicing yoga for...

Healthy Living

Just Move

As a medical doctor specializ­ing in cancer rehabilitation, I often find myself echoing a common refrain to those around me: just move. Inactivity has both a...

Side Effects Understanding Cancer

Cancer and Fertility in Men

The American Cancer Society estimates that by January 2024 there will be more than 9.3 mil­lion men living with cancer in...

Understanding Cancer How to Cope - Survivor

For Lung Cancer Survivors

When you are diagnosed with lung cancer and start receiv­ing treatments, you begin to realize the many changes that are hap­pening in your life....

Understanding Cancer

Your Guide to Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer

If this is your first cancer diagnosis, understanding the disease will help you talk with your health­care providers. Here, we’ll discuss the basics of breast...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

Keeping Up Appearances

Where I come from, looking good was all that mattered. In Grosse Pointe, Michigan, in the 1950s, what you wore to church on Sunday was...