Coping with Cancer

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What I Lost and What I Found

Felicia Carparelli The day I had surgery for breast cancer was the longest day of  my life. It was September 2018, and it was the first...

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Humor Out of Cancer (Of All Places)

I am a six-year survivor of incurable leukemia, diagnosed during a routine physical just after I turned 40. Some people erroneously (or at least grossly...

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Ovarian Cancer Survivor Sherry Pollex

Sherry was the honorary pace car driver at the inaugural Bank of America Roval 400 NASCAR race in Charlotte, NC. With NASCAR running in her blood,...

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Time for a Reflection

Jane Rubin  As I approach the 10th anniversary of my peritoneal cancer diagnosis (and 20th for breast cancer), I am compelled to hit pause and...

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National Cancer Survivors Day® 2019

Coping® magazine is proud to be an ongoing national sponsor of National Cancer Survivors Day® (NCSD). The 32nd annual Celebration of Life was held on...

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Finding My Way

Thirteen years ago, I sat in a waiting room for my consultation with the board of doctors who would decide how my cancer journey would...

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SNL Alum Vanessa Bayer

Vanessa Bayer Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC Known for her megawatt smile, Vanessa Bayer is a Saturday Night Live alum whose seven-season career with the iconic late-night show...

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Our Stories Are Meant to Be Shared

Annette Crabtree  The day before my freshman year of high school, I was rushed to the emergency room. I had been struggling with lower back...

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My Teacher’s Name Was Cancer

Cancer has a funny way of teaching life lessons. As I near the five-year mark of my second – and, I hope, my last –...

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Hope for a Life Well Lived

Gary Grieger  What is hope? One definition is that hope is a feeling of expectation and a desire for a certain outcome to occur. I...

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More Than Just Baseball

Chad Bettis focuses on his pitch during the September 25, 2018, game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Coors Field. Photo by Kyle CooperWhen Colorado Rockies pitcher...

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The Chemo-Scene

Ted RobertsChemo-scene, oh chemo-scene. How serene, how serene. I never expected this: I mean the chemo-scene. Here I am in the chemo ward taking a few light...