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 to Cope - Survivor

The Grief and Mourning of Cancer

Dr. Alan Wolfelt  Not only am I a prostate cancer survivor, but I am also a grief counselor and educator. For 40 years, I have...

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Cancer Changes Our Lives – And Our Relationships

More than 15 million Americans today are living after a cancer diagnosis, coping with the consequences of the illness itself as well as the aftereffects...

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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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How Do I Tell My Kids I Have Cancer?

A cancer diagnosis reaches far beyond the person with cancer – the entire family is affected, all the way down to the youngest child. When...

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Let’s Talk about Sex after Cancer

Sex is a normal human behavior. However, it can be an intimidating topic to discuss, especially with your doctor.  It’s important to keep in mind that...

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Hope for a Life Well Lived

Gary Grieger  What is hope? One definition is that hope is a feeling of expectation and a desire for a certain outcome to occur. I...

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Journaling with Cancer

As a writer working in a hospital, I have seen firsthand how intimidating a cancer survivor’s list of “shoulds” can be. That’s why I prefer...

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The Healing Power of Gratitude for Cancer Survivors

All of us have expressed a heartfelt “thank you” for receiving a gift, support, or a second chance. This acknowledgement of goodness is known as...

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On the Job Hunt after Cancer

A job search is challenging for anyone. If you are a cancer survivor, you may feel even less confident. However, having a plan in place...

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Getting the Support You Need When You Have Metastatic Breast Cancer

Multiple years of treatment can strain your financial and emotional reserves. But don’t despair; help is available.A metastatic breast cancer diagnosis can leave you and...

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When Life Gives You Cancer, Make … Emojis?

Nina Beaty  It’s really quite amazing that my cancer was found when it was. I had no symptoms and had quit smoking 30 years earlier,...

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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...