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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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...

Healthy Living

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...

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Conquering Cancer Cachexia

Your family members may have the false impression that you’re not trying, particularly when you feel full after just a few bites of food.The term...

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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,...

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Integrative Oncology

Claire was diagnosed with breast cancer while in her early 50s. In the months following her diag­nosis, she underwent surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. While bat­tling...

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Where Can I Go for Cancer Rehabilitation?

There are more than 15.5 million cancer survivors in the United States. This number will increase to an estimated 20 million by the year 2026....

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How to Make Exercise a Part of Your Post-Cancer Life

It has been six years since the American College of Sports Medicine published their recommendations that all cancer survivors should strive to avoid inactivity. Since...

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A Recipe for Getting the Nutrition You Need during Cancer Treatment

Eating high-calorie, low-volume snacks can help you maintain your weight when your appetite just isn’t there.  Anyone who’s been diagnosed with cancer knows that cancer...