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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Celebrate Cancer Survivors, Raise Awareness on National Cancer Survivors Day, June 7

Sunday, June 7, 2020, marks the 33rd annual National Cancer Survivors Day® Celebration of Life - the day set aside each year to recognize cancer...

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Let ‘Em See You Sweat

More than three decades ago, researchers began looking to exercise as a recovery aid for cancer survivors. Since then, exercise has only grown in popularity...

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Cancer Fatigue:

Fatigue is one of the most common and distressing symptoms experienced by cancer patients and survivors. For some people, fatigue persists even years after completing...

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A Prescription for Exercise

The vital role exercise plays in cancer care is becoming more evident every day. Nearly a decade ago, the American College of Sports Medicine published...

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Why Is Quitting Smoking Important?

Why do cancer survivors keep smoking?  Receiving a diagnosis of cancer is often an emotionally shocking experience. A cancer diagnosis is also a life-changing event for...

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Smart Food Choices for Cancer Survivors

Having cancer can change how you see the world. You want to make the most of each day, you are more grateful for family and friends,...

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Why Should I Quit Smoking Even After a Cancer Diagnosis?

Although most people know that smoking is the most preventable cause of illness in the United States, there is considerably less awareness about the risks...

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Cancer Survivors, Local Communities to Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day® on Sunday, June 2

With more than 15.5 million people living with and beyond cancer in the U.S. today – and more than 32 million cancer survivors worldwide –...

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Food for Thought

Good nutrition is essential for keeping all human beings healthy and strong. It is even more important for people undergoing cancer treatment.  Cancer can cause you...

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Exercise Is Proven, Powerful Medicine for Cancer Survivors

In a recent report, The World Health Organization describes a growing human “pandemic of inactivity.” Here in the United States and across the planet, this...

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Exercise for Prostate Cancer Survivors

The side effects of prostate cancer treatment can have a significant impact on your daily life. Routine activities such as grocery shopping, taking the dog...

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You Can Break Free from Nicotine Addiction

Many smokers who have been diagnosed with cancer continue to smoke, though they may not understand why. After all, they are aware of the ill-effects...