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.

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Beating Cancer One Bite at a Time

Being diagnosed with cancer can be overwhelming and scary. You probably feel as if many things are out of your control. However, an important part...

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Cancer, the Flu, & You

Living with cancer increases your risk for complications from the flu. If you have cancer now or have had cancer in the past, you are...

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Put Down That Cigarette and READ THIS

You have cancer. The biopsy and the scan results are back. Some days, you feel like you’re stuck in a bad dream. There are more...

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Protect Yourself from Infection

Practicing good hygiene is one of the best methods for preventing infections.Infections are illnesses caused by microorganisms (germs) such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi. People...

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Taking Steps to Prevent Falls

“Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” This well-known slogan from an old television ad highlights the high risk of falling among senior citizens....

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Get Up. Get Motivated. Get Active.

As a cancer exercise specialist, I have a very important message for cancer survivors – stay active. Exercise not only can increase your chances of...

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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...

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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...

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The Dish on Good Nutrition

Maintaining good nutrition during and after cancer treatment is essential for recovery. A healthy diet can help boost energy, manage body weight, reduce infection risk, and...

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4 Things Every Survivor Should Know about Cancer Rehabilitation

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer, there’s a good chance – scien­tifically speaking – that rehabilitation can help improve your daily...

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Nourishing Your Emotional Health during Breast Cancer

There’s no doubt about it; a cancer diagnosis – of any kind – has a way of challenging your emo­tional well-being. For breast cancer survivors,...

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Cancer Got Your Appetite?

Cancer comes with many side effects. Appetite loss is one of them – and a common one at that. In people with cancer, a...