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A Cause for Celebration

Thursday, July 10, 2014
Heather Von St. James

Heather Von St. James and her family have turned the day she had surgery to treat mesothelioma into a huge celebration—Lung Leavin’ Day. In this guest post, she explains how adding a little humor to her cancer experience has taken away some of the fear.

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Body Image Matters

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Jane O. Smith

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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What Should I Do With Unused Medications?

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

When you no longer need a medication, it is important to get rid of it as safely as possible. Here are three ways to dispose of unused or partially empty prescriptions.

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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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The Importance of Exercise

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Carol Michaels

Cancer exercise specialist Carol Michaels explains the benefits of exercising during and after cancer treatment and gives some tips on starting an exercise plan.

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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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