Coping with Cancer

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Survivor Stories

Finding My Cancer Lifeline

Roberta Aberle. Cancer has always been a constant in my family. Even from an early age, I’ve always known I was at risk. Several uncles and...

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Taboo of The Black Eyed Peas

Grammy-winning rapper Taboo of The Black Eyed Peas discusses fighting cancer and creating an anthem to inspire other cancer survivors. (Photo courtesy of Taboo.) Born Jimmy...

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New Normal ? What’s That?

Nancy, with Sophie and Elsie, her two special cancer eyewitnesses and secret keepers  It’s been more than six years since my breast cancer diagnosis, so...

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Diane Young (Photo by George C. Anderson)  In late January 2015, I was diagnosed with uterine cancer – stage IIIC. My oncologist recommended a “sandwich” treatment...

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Art & Meditation for the Cancer Journey

Art. Meditation. These two words stir performance anxiety in many of us. In fact, you may be thinking to yourself, This sounds nice, but it’s...

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Finding My Strength

Richard HillmanWhen I heard the doctor say prostate cancer, it felt as if I was struck by a bolt of lightning. My wife, Audrey, and...

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ESPN’s Holly Rowe Refuses to Let Cancer Win

Though she’s been diagnosed with a rare form of melanoma, ESPN sideline reporter and play-by-play commentator Holly Rowe isn’t planning to slow down anytime soon....

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Life Is about Choices – I Chose … Live

Heeding his own advice to “enjoy the good times,” Mike swims with stingrays in Cozumel, Mexico, while on a cruise with his daughter after finishing...

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Advice from a Teenage Cancer Survivor

Carly’s oncologist, Dr. Anna Franklin, gives her the all-clear to ring the cancer-free bell at her final appointment.Nearly 16,000 U.S. children and adolescents under the...

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Ken Griffey Sr. Talks Prostate Cancer

Ken Griffey Sr. (front) with his son Ken Griffey Jr.  For Major League Baseball fans, “Ken Griffey” is a household name. In the early 90s,...

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Learning to Love My Body and Live Out Loud

Morgan ThompsonScared. Confused. Hurt. Ashamed. When I was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma at just 26 years old, I was overwhelmed with so many different emotions,...

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ESPN Reporter and Cancer Survivor Shelley Smith Shares Her Story

Shelley Smith (Photo by John Mattera) If you follow sports, you’ve probably seen Shelley Smith – a lot. The longtime ESPN reporter (she’s been with the...