Coping with Cancer

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Side Effects

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...

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Too Many Sleepless Nights?

Has this ever happened to you? You get into bed and then all the worries of the day come rushing in, leaving you tossing and...

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Weight & Muscle Loss

If you’re a lung cancer survivor who’s lost weight and/or muscle, you may have been told that   you are at risk for or have...

Side Effects How to Cope - Survivor

Take Back Your (Sex) Life After Cancer

New love brings new possibilities. It brings the excitement of getting to know someone intimately, both as a person and as a sexual being. You’ll...

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What to Do When Cancer Treatment Causes Problems with Your Mouth and Throat

If mouth and throat side effects make it difficult to eat, try softer foods. Talk with your doctor about mouth rinses and pain medicine that...

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When Cancer Damages Your Nerves

Some cancer treatments cause peripheral neuropathy, a result of damage to the peripheral nerves. These nerves carry information from the brain to other parts of...

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Take Control of Cancer-Related Nausea and Vomiting

Try to sip on water, fruit juices, ginger ale, tea, or sports drinks throughout the day.Nausea and vomiting are serious side effects of cancer therapy...