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

You Don't Have to Go It Alone

A common experience for people living with cancer - whether they are newly diagnosed, in treatment, dealing with a recurrence, or in survivorship - is the...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

The “Write” Way to Heal

When I experienced one diagnosis of cancer after another over the span of five years, my life looked like a disaster, especially with a divorce...

How to Cope - Survivor

Making Sure the Kids Are All Right

Crystal Zelman. Children are super resilient. They are amazing beings with their own thoughts, feelings, experi­ences, ways of coping, and support systems. With that said, however, most...

How to Cope - Survivor

Embracing Survivorship

It may surprise you to know that there are now 15.5 million cancer survivors in this country. Needless to say, much has changed for cancer...

Healthy Living How to Cope - Survivor

Integrative Oncology

Claire was diagnosed with breast cancer while in her early 50s. In the months following her diag­nosis, she underwent surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. While bat­tling...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

The Power of Acceptance

In October 2011, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Given that five other members of my immediate family have perished from various forms of cancer, I...

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...

How to Cope - Survivor

Cheers to the Holidays…

For most, the holiday season is a wonderful time of year, filled with cherished traditions and time spent with loved ones. However, when you’re dealing...

How to Cope - Survivor

How Are You, Really?

How are you? This is often the first thing a doctor says when you arrive for an appointment. While it’s a simple question, it’s one...