Coping with Cancer

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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...

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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...

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Sean Swarner — Defying the Odds

Sean Swarner bundles up for the polar climate. (Photo by Igor Kropotov) Completing the Explorers Grand Slam, which includes climbing the highest mountain on every continent...

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Talking Bladder Cancer with Marilu

Michael Brown and Marilu Henner  (Photo by Jeff Katz Photography) Best known for her role as Elaine Nardo in the 1970s sitcom Taxi, five-time Golden Globe nominee...

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Lessons That Cancer Taught Me

Heather Hall. This year I celebrate a special anniversary – 20 years as a cancer survivor. While it's an anniversary that my family and friends celebrate...

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I’m Not Dead Yet

Katie Suss, who is 15 and has a nice voice and a long history of theatrical camps, said I needed a theme song and...

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The “Write” Way to Heal

When I experienced one diagnosis of cancer after another over the span of five years, my life looked like a disaster, especially with a divorce...

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Kelly Tough

Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly shares how he stayed "Kelly Tough" through two rounds with cancer. (Photo by Benjamin Norman) NFL Hall of Famer Jim...

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When Life Gives You Cancer, Find the Celebration

Shannon Doan-Duff celebrates her “second lease on life” by enjoying the great outdoors with her family. Only 11 weeks after my dad was diagnosed with advanced...

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After Cancer: Discovering the Life I Was Meant to Live

Amelia Frahm. “You’ll get over it, and one day you’ll wake up in the morning, and cancer won’t be the first thing you think about,” said...