Coping with Cancer

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Moving Forward as a Lung Cancer Survivor

A diagnosis of lung cancer can make you wonder how long you or your loved one has to live. It’s frightening to imagine a different...

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Examining Cancer’s Impact on Male Sexual Health

One out of every two men will be diagnosed with some form of cancer in their lifetime. This diagnosis will alter many aspects of their...

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So, You’ve Just Been Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer

No matter the exact words that describe the results of your prostate biopsy, a diagnosis of prostate cancer forever changes everything. It can be confusing,...

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Is Pregnancy Safe after Cancer?

For many cancer survivors – both men and women alike – starting, expanding, or completing one’s family after cancer is a significant desire. But for...

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Is Breast Cancer in Your Genes?

About 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Although, most of the time, the cause...

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Diagnosis: Multiple Myeloma

Plasma cell neoplasms are diseases in which the body makes too many plasma cells. Multiple myeloma is a type of plasma cell neoplasm.  In multiple myeloma,...

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Polycythemia Vera Explained

Polycythemia vera, or PV, is one of a group of progressive blood cancers called myeloproliferative neoplasms, or MPNs. This group also includes essential thrombocythemia and...

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Metastatic Breast Cancer

Today, more and more women and men with metastatic breast cancer are living longer, meaningful, and productive lives. While the search for a cure continues,...

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On Becoming a Gastrointestinal Cancer Survivor

Gastrointestinal (GI) cancers are those that arise from the esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, bile ducts, anus, and small and large intestines. These cancers are often...

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What Happens When You Have a Mental Health Disorder and Are Diagnosed with Cancer

Millions of people in the U.S. live with mental health disorders. These include depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety and panic disorders, substance addiction, and eating disorders,...

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Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma and its treatment often cause side effects. In addition to providing treatment to slow, stop, or eliminate the cancer, an important part of...

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What Is Primary Myelofibrosis?

Primary myelofibrosis, or MF, is  a chronic blood cancer in which excessive scar tissue forms in the bone marrow and impairs its ability to produce...