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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Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

What I Lost and What I Found

Felicia Carparelli The day I had surgery for breast cancer was the longest day of  my life. It was September 2018, and it was the first...

Understanding Cancer How to Cope - Survivor

Facing Cancer as an Older Adult

Did you know that the average age for being diagnosed with cancer is 67, and that your risk of getting cancer rises dramatically as you...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

Humor Out of Cancer (Of All Places)

I am a six-year survivor of incurable leukemia, diagnosed during a routine physical just after I turned 40. Some people erroneously (or at least grossly...

Understanding Cancer How to Cope - Survivor

10 Tips for Living Well with a Diagnosis of MPN

Eating a healthy diet can provide much-needed energy and nutrients to your body while you are coping with MPN.The journey through a diagnosis of a...

How to Cope - Survivor

Becoming Resilient

Everyone knows about the medical strategies we use to fight cancer – chemotherapy, radiation, immunotherapy, surgery. But what about the psychological strategies? What about resilience? What...

Healthy Living Side Effects How to Cope - Survivor

Smart Food Choices for Cancer Survivors

Having cancer can change how you see the world. You want to make the most of each day, you are more grateful for family and friends,...

How to Cope - Survivor

Just Relax

For many people, coloring the intricate patterns found in adult coloring books helps them relax. Do you find it difficult to relax or meditate? Instead of...

How to Cope - Survivor

Healing Your Spirit

Dr. Walter MoczynskiAnyone who has received a diagnosis of cancer can tell you about the moment when they knew their life was about to change....

How to Cope - Survivor

Your Body After Breast Cancer

Breast cancer surgery – whether it’s a lumpectomy or a double mastectomy – can change the way your body looks and feels. It can also...

How to Cope - Survivor

Getting the Psychosocial Support You Need to Get through Cancer

You can find an endless supply of information on just about any psychosocial issue online. However, you should only access regularly updated and reputable sources,...

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Yes, You CAN Tap Into the Healing Power of Writing

In the early 1980s, Professor James Pennebaker of the University of Texas conducted a series of studies revealing a direct correlation between writing and enhancing...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

Time for a Reflection

Jane Rubin  As I approach the 10th anniversary of my peritoneal cancer diagnosis (and 20th for breast cancer), I am compelled to hit pause and...