coping

June 23, 2015 · Andrew Langerman
People often say it's the simple things that make life worth living. Brain tumor survivor Andrew Langerman shares how the combination of books, games, and Dr. Who helped him cope with his diagnosis and treatment. Read More >>
June 16, 2015 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Although many women who have a mastectomy choose to have reconstructive surgery, wearing a breast prosthesis or breast form is another option. Breast cancer survivor Andrea Zinn talks about the process of choosing and being fitted for a breast prosthesis. Read More >>
Rick Boulay, MD
May 19, 2015 · Rick Boulay, MD
Hearing the word cancer is one of people’s biggest fears. In this guest post, Dr. Rick Boulay challenges everything you thought you knew about cancer and shares how he found hope after his wife was diagnosed with leukemia. Read More >>
May 7, 2015 · Diane Blum, MSW, FASCO
Since the 1970s, we have been involved in a war against cancer. But how do military metaphors and battle imagery affect people who are trying to cope with the challenges of a cancer diagnosis? Longtime patient advocate Diane Blum, MSW, FASCO, explores common language used to describe cancer and its treatment. Read More >>
April 30, 2015 · Desirée Walker
After treatment for breast cancer and a recurrence, Desirée Walker realized life would never be the same. In this guest post, she shares what her “new normal” has become. Read More >>

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