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The Architecture of Recovery: Can Design Affect Your Health?

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Architecture isn't a cure for cancer; however, the design of a physical environment can affect quality of life and recuperation. Learn about the influence of evidence-based design and how to create a restorative environment in your own home.

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Great Expectations After Cancer

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Samantha Rose

Samantha Rose describes the pressure cancer survivors like her put on themselves to feel happy and optimistic after finishing treatment and how she has learned to be more patient with herself.

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Sleep Tips to Put a Spring in Your Step

Thursday, March 6, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Many people with cancer will lose much more than an hour of sleep this weekend after the switch to Daylight Saving Time. Here are 10 tips to make the spring forward a bit easier and help you sleep better all year long.

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Finding a Reason to Laugh

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Humor is one way to cope with the intense feelings triggered by a cancer diagnosis. Sharing a laugh with friends and family can help you keep a positive outlook on life, give you a renewed sense of control, and even boost your body’s healing processes.

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Keep the Fun in Funeral

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Pat Godfrey McRee

Pat Godfrey McRee, a 20-year, three-time breast cancer survivor, shows how deciding to find humor, and therefore joy, in the worst moments following her diagnoses has been healing.

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Cancer in the Age of Social Media

Monday, January 27, 2014
Anas Younes, MD

Dr. Anas Younes explores the recent debate over columns published in The New York Times and The Guardian and discusses how both doctors and patients use social media to talk about cancer.

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