coping

June 26, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

The Power of Writing

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Writing about your thoughts and feelings has a number of physical, emotional, and social benefits. Learn more about expressive writing and get some tips to help you get started.

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June 5, 2014
· Jane O. Smith

Body Image Matters

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Jane O. Smith offers insights about embracing and expressing the physical (and emotional) changes that happen after a mastectomy and other types of cancer treatment.

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May 1, 2014
· Georgia Hurst, MA

My Genetic Nemesis

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Georgia Hurst, a Lynch syndrome advocate, describes from her personal experience the emotional and physical toll being diagnosed with a genetic condition that increases cancer risk can take.

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April 17, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

The Architecture of Recovery: Can Design Affect Your Health?

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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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April 3, 2014
· Samantha Rose

Great Expectations After Cancer

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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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March 6, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Sleep Tips to Put a Spring in Your Step

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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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February 27, 2014
· Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

Finding a Reason to Laugh

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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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