Coping with Cancer

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Side Effects

Take Control of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a common, but often unanticipated, side effect of chemotherapy. Symptoms include numbness and tingling that begin in the fingertips or toes and...

Side Effects How to Cope - Survivor

Hope for the Future

“My partner and I were married a year ago and have been trying to have a child. I haven’t had a menstrual cycle in several...

Survivor Stories Side Effects

Spring Fling

Joanie Shawhan  I do not send Christmas letters, not because I am lazy or too busy, but I rarely have anything newsworthy to share. I...

Survivor Stories Side Effects

One Hat, Two Hats, Red Hats, Blue Hats

Joanie Shawhan and her family show off the many different hats she wore during treatment.  My sister said, “We have to make this fun!” I...

Side Effects

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...