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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Cancer Got Your Appetite?

Cancer comes with many side effects. Appetite loss is one of them – and a common one at that. In people with cancer, a...

Side Effects How to Cope - Survivor

Feeling Anxious? Depressed?

A cancer diagnosis is a life-changing event – one that can seriously affect your mental well-being. Anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders are common among cancer...

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Conquering Cancer Cachexia

Your family members may have the false impression that you’re not trying, particularly when you feel full after just a few bites of food.The term...

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Get Help for the Sexual Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment

Men diagnosed with prostate cancer often want to know, “How will cancer affect my sex life?” Although beating cancer is certainly the first concern, many men...

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Get Your Digestive Tract Back on Track

Eat small, frequent meals of easily digestible foods.No matter what type of cancer treatment you receive – radiation, chemotherapy, or surgery – all of them...

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A New Approach to Managing Cancer-Related Pain

Pain medications have gotten a lot of press over the past couple of years. It seems a new story about the dangers of pain medications...

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Get a Handle on 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...

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Cancer Brain Fog

Cancer survivors face a number of physical, mental, and psychosocial challenges that diminish quality of life and alter one’s sense of self. Brain changes that...