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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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