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

Write to Heal

“You want me to do what?" Convincing people with cancer to write about their thoughts and feelings as a coping strategy can be a hard...

How to Cope - Survivor

What Do I Tell the Kids?

If you’re facing the challenge of parenting with cancer, you’re not alone – many cancer survi­vors have children under the age of 18. A cancer...

How to Cope - Survivor

Surviving Cancer With Music by Your Side

Whether you have cancer, had cancer, or are caring for someone with cancer, that word – cancer – likely enters your mind a lot. Once...

How to Cope - Survivor

When Cancer Calls into Question Everything You Thought You Knew

Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

Finding My Strength

Richard HillmanWhen I heard the doctor say prostate cancer, it felt as if I was struck by a bolt of lightning. My wife, Audrey, and...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

Learning to Love My Body and Live Out Loud

Morgan ThompsonScared. Confused. Hurt. Ashamed. When I was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma at just 26 years old, I was overwhelmed with so many different emotions,...

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Determined to Live

Virginia RepsysI was 27 years old when I was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. I had known something was wrong. But I never imagined it’d be...

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When a Grandparent has Cancer

There are many excellent resources for talking to children when a mom or dad is facing cancer. Countless websites, books, and magazine articles have addressed...