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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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,...

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Your Most Personal Questions about Post-Cancer Relationships and Intimacy, Answered

As psychologists who work with cancer survivors, we often address concerns about cancer’s effect on relationships and intimacy. Here are our answers to some of...

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Treating the Pain of Cancer

Pain, as defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain, is “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue...

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Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Chemotherapy treatments for certain types of cancer may cause a common nerve condition called chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, or CIPN for short.  What are the symptoms of...

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After Cancer, Occupational Therapy Can Help You Live Your Daily Life

After cancer treatment, simple tasks like doing laundry may become challenging. Occupational therapy can help.  According to the American Cancer Society, by 2029 there will...

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Cancer & Your Fertility

Cancer-related infertility is a significant cause of personal distress for many people who have faced cancer. Just talking about your fertility risks and fertility preservation...

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It’s NOT ALL in Your Head

Many survivors of cancer will experience changes in their thinking skills during and after cancer treatment. These side effects vary in severity and often improve...

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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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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...

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How to Keep Your Sex Life Alive Now That Cancer Has Entered the Picture

Your sex life can be affected when any change happens in your life, and cancer is certainly no exception. However, whether your diagnosis is recent...

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Easing the Pain of Cancer

Cancer itself and the side effects of cancer treatment can sometimes cause pain. Pain is not something that you have to “put up with.” Controlling...

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Managing Speech and Swallowing Difficulties After Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

Speech and swallowing dysfunction are frequent after-effects of head and neck cancer and its treatment. More than 75 percent of those treated for cancers of...