Coping with Cancer

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Survivor Stories

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...

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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...