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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Healthy Living How to Cope - Survivor

Catch Those Zzz’s

Everyone needs a good night of sleep – and on a regular basis. Both good quantity and good quality sleep are essential for good health.  The...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

Am I Lucky?

Michelle Burleigh  The 10-year survival rate for acute promyelocytic leukemia is 80 to 90 percent. This is what I was told when I was diagnosed...

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How Mindfulness Can Help You Reclaim Your Life After Cancer

As a clinical psychologist, I have had the privilege of introducing thousands of cancer survivors and their family members to mindfulness meditation over the last...

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Transform Your Hurt into Healing

“Why did this happen to me?” At some point during your cancer experience, you will ask this question. You may ask it aloud of one of...

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Take Control of the Cancer Conversation

As cancer survivors, we’ve all had at least one “bad” conversation. One in which we reveal our cancer diagnosis and receive  • False empathy: “I know...

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Finding Calm in the Midst of Chaos

A cancer diagnosis is almost always unexpected. The words “You have cancer” understandably provoke feelings of fear and confusion, and a sea of questions floods...

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Coping® Magazine’s Guide to Lodging Assistance

Some housing facilities provide a home-like environment for cancer survivors and their families.There are several reasons why people with cancer and their families may decide...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

With Thanksgiving and Resilience

I was diagnosed with cancer in late January 2015. Three tiny vaginal blood droplets were the single symptom alerting me to this emerging health scare....

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Expert Advice For Young Adult Cancer Survivors

Cancer is a difficult experience for anyone to go through. But coping with the overwhelm, stress, and raw emotions that a cancer diagnosis and treatment...

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8 Tips to Make the Most of the Holidays

The holiday season can be a wonderful time of year, filled with cherished traditions and quality time spent with loved ones. However, the holidays can...

Understanding Cancer How to Cope - Survivor

Lung Cancer Packs a Psychological Punch

The diagnosis of lung cancer is a stressful and life-changing event for the person diagnosed, and for their entire family, with psychological, social, and emotional...

Understanding Cancer How to Cope - Survivor

How to Cope with Endometrial Cancer

The experience of being diagnosed with endometrial cancer and undergoing cancer treatment will affect your life in many ways. It may change the way you...