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 Survivor and Elite Runner Gabriele “Gabe” Grunewald

Gabe Grunewald runs in the summer 2017 U.S. Track & Field Championships while continuing to undergo chemotherapy treatments. (Photos by David Bracetty Photography)Gabriele “Gabe” Grunewald...

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Meditation as a Path to Healing

Maya Harsaniova  Four years ago, I was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer. As with every cancer survivor, my journey began when I heard my...

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Never Give Up

Laurie MacCaskill  At age 55, I was in perfect health and terrific physical shape. Then, one day,  I experienced a sharp, intense lightning bolt of...

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John Andretti: In It to Win It

John Andretti  When former IndyCar and NASCAR driver John Andretti scheduled his first colonoscopy last year at age 53, he thought he was just ticking...

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Cancer Survivor Scott Hamilton – A Bumpy Road to Health

Scott Hamilton (photo by Michael Gomez) From an early age, figure skating legend Scott Hamilton has been perfecting the art of falling down and getting back...

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Life Interrupted

Shaun Willson  My wife, Deborah, and I created an extraordinary life. I traded my ambitions for my passions and turned my profession into a mission....

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The Man I Love Has Cancer

Yvonne Watterson with Scott. The man I love has cancer. And, after months of deliberation, of decisions made and decisions overturned, he has begun treatment. Radiation...

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New Year, New Me

Ilse Anderson  I was on the cusp of my new life, traveling the world, growing as an artist, and exploring new avenues of spirituality. I...

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How Being an Entrepreneur Helped Me in My Fight against Cancer

Jonathan Passley  Cancer is not an opponent I expected to encounter at age 29. Most people my age aren’t forced to confront their mortality so...

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How to Find Gratitude and Hold on to It with Both Hands

Dara Kurtz. I’ve always been a polite person. I say “please,” “thank you,” and “you’re welcome” on a regular basis. But just because I’m courteous doesn’t...

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Down the San Juan River

Claudia Foster. I have run rapids before, but never ones like these. I have breast cancer. Two months ago, a phone call changed my river’s course....

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Travel Is Part of My Recovery Plan

Bisa at Three Sisters in Blue Mountains. Before I had ever taken my first trip, I knew I loved travel. As an adult, I’ve managed to...