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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Survivor Stories How to Cope - Caregiver

The Man I Love Has Cancer

Yvonne Watterson with Scott. The man I love has cancer. And, after months of deliberation, of decisions made and decisions overturned, he has begun treatment. Radiation...

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Caring for Your Loved One with Lung Cancer

In recent years, there have been some exciting developments in treating lung cancer. But  a diagnosis of lung cancer can still be overwhelming and leave...

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How to Rock Cancer Caregiving

Marlys Johnson. When someone you love is diagnosed with cancer and you’re suddenly thrust into the caregiving role, it can be difficult sometimes to know what...

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A Husband’s Journey Through a Double Mastectomy

Chris Spires.  Breast Cancer. Like so many, I’ve seen the pink ribbons, watched women in pink t-shirts hit the streets for fundraising 5Ks, and cheered on...

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The 5 Rules of Cancer Caregiving

Ellen PolameroAlthough I’d like to tell you these are the five definitive rules for all cancer caregivers, the truth is that there really is no...

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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...

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Supportive Care for Lung Cancer Survivors

Advances in early detection and the development of new treatment options have increased survival rates for people with lung cancer over the last decade. However, many...

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How to be a Friend to Someone with Cancer

“Hi, friend. I wanted to let you know I have some bad news. I have cancer.” This moment has the potential to change everything,...

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In Sickness and in Health

While a cancer diag­nosis is given to just one person, it can have a ripple effect on everyone who cares about that person. For many...