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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Losing My Grip – Both Literally and Figuratively

Susan HarrisIt began about 18 months ago when I suddenly lacked the thumb strength to depress the button to open my car doors with my...

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It’s All Fun and Games

Rex Jones Yes, fun and games. That’s how I wanted my treatments to be seen. Of course, it sucks to be going through any sort of...

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My Gift of Days

William RamshawAs only five percent of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer see five years, I remain puzzled as to why I survived. Don’t get me...

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Olympic Champion Skier Kikkan Randall

Kikkan Randall Photo by Andre Horton (dReFoto) In February 2018, five-time Olympian Kikkan Randall made cross-country skiing history when she and teammate Jessie Diggins won the women’s team...

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Finding the Silver Lining

Beverly Bradley Photo by Rey of Light Photography  I thought of cancer as a dark cloud over me, so I was determined to find the silver...

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The Big 5-O

Diane Simard  Although I knew what I wanted out of life after breast cancer, I had to wait to organize my plans because surgery and...

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Hallmark Channel Host, Actor, and Kidney Cancer Survivor Cameron Mathison

Cameron Mathison Every holiday season, millions of fans tune in to Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas for their yearly dose of small-town seasonal charm, wholesome holiday romance,...

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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...

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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...

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Ovarian Cancer Survivor Sherry Pollex

Sherry was the honorary pace car driver at the inaugural Bank of America Roval 400 NASCAR race in Charlotte, NC. With NASCAR running in her blood,...

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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...

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National Cancer Survivors Day® 2019

Coping® magazine is proud to be an ongoing national sponsor of National Cancer Survivors Day® (NCSD). The 32nd annual Celebration of Life was held on...