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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Exercise for the Cancer Survivor

My doctor told me I should exercise regularly. What does that mean? How long and how often should I work out? What types of exercise...

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Doing the ‘Write’ Thing

Cancer can seem all-consuming. But your story is far more complex. You’re a unique individual with a wealth of interests and ideas. Other people have...

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Maintaining Your Everyday Well-Being When You’ve Been Diagnosed with Metastatic Breast Cancer

When you are first diagnosed, it may be hard to imagine living months or years with metastatic disease. Many people find that talking to someone...

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Healing through Writing

Dr. Diana Raab (Photo by Melissa Musgrave) I began my writing career at age ten, sitting in my walk-in closet scribbling in my journal. My mother...

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Getting Your Groove Back

(Photo by digitalskillet/Bigstock.com). As a mental health therapist, I work with people who are trying to rediscover their sexual selves after a cancer diagnosis. Everyone I...

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How Being an Entrepreneur Helped Me in My Fight against Cancer

Jonathan PassleyCancer is not an opponent I expected to encounter at age 29. Most people my age aren’t forced to confront their mortality so directly,...

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Help Yourself

There are more than 15.5 million cancer survivors living in the United States today, and this number is expected to nearly double by 2040. Cancer...

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Complementary Medicine

Aromatherapy has been shown to promote a general sense of well-being, improving quality of life and overall wellness in cancer survivors.Each passing year seems to...

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Unlock the Healing Power of Forgiveness

Any cancer survivor can tell you that the challenges brought on by a cancer diagnosis aren’t just physical. For many people, the greatest challenges are...

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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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How to Handle Difficult Emotions After a Cancer Diagnosis

It’s OK to talk about your worries and fears. In fact, it’s good for you to open up.Finding out  that you have cancer – and...

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When Cancer Happens Does It Take Courage to Hope?

Kelly Grosklags (Photo by George Byron Griffiths) In my oncology psychotherapy practice, I see people daily who dance with hope. It is a bittersweet word to...