coping

September 30, 2014 · Lori Piggott, as told to Jo Cavello
In this ASCO Post article, Lori Piggott describes the lessons she has learned while dealing with three cancers over three decades. Read More >>
August 26, 2014 · David Nethero
Colon cancer survivor David Nethero describes how he used meditation and positive mental imagery to cope with some of the physical side effects of chemotherapy and be present in the moment. Read More >>
August 21, 2014
Because lung cancer is associated with smoking, many people feel it is “self-inflicted.” This not only causes people to feel guilt and shame, but also leads to less research funding and fewer advances in treatment. In this guest post, Dr. Jyoti Patel talks about how the stigma of lung cancer affects the way patients are treated—both socially and medically. Read More >>
August 14, 2014 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
After a cancer diagnosis, people often wonder about their treatment and recovery. Ira Byock, MD, shares tips for discussing prognosis with your doctor and explains what this really means. Read More >>
Rick Boulay, MD
August 7, 2014 · Rick Boulay, MD
Dr. Rick Boulay explores where hope lives and how to access it when we need it the most. Read More >>

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