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

The “Write” Way to Heal

When I experienced one diagnosis of cancer after another over the span of five years, my life looked like a disaster, especially with a divorce...

Understanding Cancer

What is Multiple Myeloma? And How Is It Diagnosed?

Multiple myeloma is a blood cancer that starts in the plasma cells of bone marrow. Myeloma is different from bone cancer because it begins in...

Healthy Living

Secrets to a Good Night’s Sleep for Cancer Survivors

Sleep is a basic physiologic need, as important as food and air to our health and wellbeing. However, when you have been diagnosed with cancer,...

Side Effects

Get Help for the Sexual Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment

Men diagnosed with prostate cancer often want to know, “How will cancer affect my sex life?” Although beating cancer is certainly the first concern, many men...

How to Cope - Survivor

Making Sure the Kids Are All Right

Crystal Zelman. Children are super resilient. They are amazing beings with their own thoughts, feelings, experi­ences, ways of coping, and support systems. With that said, however, most...

Survivor Stories Celebrity Interviews

Kelly Tough

Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly shares how he stayed "Kelly Tough" through two rounds with cancer. (Photo by Benjamin Norman) NFL Hall of Famer Jim...

Survivor Stories

When Life Gives You Cancer, Find the Celebration

Shannon Doan-Duff celebrates her “second lease on life” by enjoying the great outdoors with her family. Only 11 weeks after my dad was diagnosed with advanced...

Understanding Cancer

The Latest in Cancer Research from the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Research Highlights from the 2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium Cosponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Physicians, and the American Society...

Survivor Stories

After Cancer: Discovering the Life I Was Meant to Live

Amelia Frahm. “You’ll get over it, and one day you’ll wake up in the morning, and cancer won’t be the first thing you think about,” said...

Side Effects

Get Your Digestive Tract Back on Track

Eat small, frequent meals of easily digestible foods.No matter what type of cancer treatment you receive – radiation, chemotherapy, or surgery – all of them...

How to Cope - Survivor

Embracing Survivorship

It may surprise you to know that there are now 15.5 million cancer survivors in this country. Needless to say, much has changed for cancer...

How to Cope - Caregiver

When Your Child Has Cancer

Michele PierceYou wake up. You only have a second before reality punches you in the gut. The tears begin to fall. Soon they are streaming...