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

Learning to Advocate for Yourself to Get the Support You Need through Cancer

Communicating your needs when you have cancer may seem straightforward, but for many people, self-advocacy can be challenging. However, once you learn how to advocate...

How to Cope - Survivor

Finding Holiday Joy While Coping with Cancer

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

How to Cope - Survivor

Just Got Diagnosed?

“I just got diagnosed with cancer. Now what do I do?” As a therapist who specializes in working with people facing a serious medical diagnosis, including...

How to Cope - Survivor

Writing Your Way Through Cancer

Writing can be therapeutic during cancer treatment and beyond. It can provide an opportunity for self-expression and serve as a helpful distraction. Research shows that,...

How to Cope - Survivor

Facing the Fear of Cancer Recurrence

Almost all cancer survivors have  a few things in common: shock at being diagnosed, significant challenges in dealing with the side effects of treatment, and...

Understanding Cancer How to Cope - Survivor

Multiple Myeloma

Your oncologist, nurses, and other members of your healthcare team work together to treat your multiple myeloma. Since medical ap­pointments are...

Understanding Cancer How to Cope - Survivor

For Lung Cancer Survivors

When you are diagnosed with lung cancer and start receiv­ing treatments, you begin to realize the many changes that are hap­pening in your life....

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

Keeping Up Appearances

Where I come from, looking good was all that mattered. In Grosse Pointe, Michigan, in the 1950s, what you wore to church on Sunday was...

How to Cope - Survivor

I’ve Just Been Diagnosed with Cancer. Now What?

A diagnosis of any type of cancer can be shocking and devastat­ing, even if it is treatable or curable. When you first learn you have...

How to Cope - Survivor

A Fresh Take on Journaling through Cancer

You’ve probably heard this be­fore, but if you’re a cancer survivor (or the care partner of a cancer survivor), writing down your feelings and...

How to Cope - Survivor

Mastering Mindfulness

As we go about our daily lives, our natural tendency is to focus on planning what we need to do or have to do next....

How to Cope - Survivor

Express Yourself

A cancer diagnosis can change how you seek support from others. You may look to close friends for lighthearted distraction, or unwavering reassurance, in stressful moments....