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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Survivor Stories

Aftershocks

Aftershocks, that’s what I call them. Those sudden, jarring reminders that I’ve twice danced with cancer and lived to tell the tale.  Most days, I forget...

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The Power of the Journey

Mary Sand. Seven miles outside of Grand Forks, North Dakota, on I-29 South, is a billboard, advertising a state college, that says “The Power of the...

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What’s Chemo Like?

Chris Tueart. After my diagnosis of follicular lymphoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, my doctors suggested a treatment plan that included an initial course of chemotherapy,...

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Laughing with Cancer

Ian Mair. In the fight against cancer, survivors develop coping skills. Some turn to God or spirituality, some to friends, and some to renewed vigor in...

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Finding Happiness after Cancer

Gary Grieger.  For the past 17 years, my family and I have been dealing with cancer. No one has heard us complain or seen us feel...

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Cancer. Again.

Jessica Melore. How many times does lightning strike? I asked myself as I heard the doctor say the last words I wanted to hear: Cancer. Again. Should...

Survivor Stories Celebrity Interviews

Fox Business Network’s Gerri Willis

Gerri Willis anchors at FOX Business Network. (Photo by FOX Business Network) "Do you mean I have breast cancer?” Fox Business Network anchor Gerri Willis recalls saying...

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Travel Gently

I first heard the words “travel gently” at a meditation class in New York that I attended with my daughter. I was rather impressed that...

Survivor Stories Healthy Living

How Practicing Yoga Helped Me Recover from Cancer

When I was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer on January 12, 2010, my life changed forever. At the time, I’d been practicing yoga for...

Survivor Stories How to Cope - Survivor

Keeping Up Appearances

Where I come from, looking good was all that mattered. In Grosse Pointe, Michigan, in the 1950s, what you wore to church on Sunday was...

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Cancer is Only the Beginning

I guess you could say I was lucky – leukemia wasn’t too bad for me. I mean, sure, at the time, it was horrible, the...

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Advice for My Teenage Self

You never expect to be told that you have cancer, but on February 14, 2010, Valentine’s Day, it hap­pened to me. In a matter of...