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September 13, 2018
Lorenzo Cohen, PhD, and Alison Jefferies, MEd

6 Lifestyle Changes to Improve Your Cancer Care

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Dr. Lorenzo Cohen and Alison Jefferies recommend harnessing 6 lifestyle pillars for positive behavior change to improve wellness and long-term health.

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September 11, 2018
Doug Smith

Learning About Your Cancer Diagnosis in a Fog

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People diagnosed with cancer often say they were stunned when they heard the news and unable to process what they heard afterward, as if a fog had obscured everything. After this initial shock, it is important to learn about what comes next. Leukemia survivor Doug Smith shares his experiences with coping with this fog.

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August 30, 2018
Carol Michaels, MBA, ACE, ACSM

The Benefits of Exercise for People With Lung Cancer

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Following an exercise program during and after lung cancer treatment may help reduce cancer-related fatigue and speed recovery from treatment. Read about 4 types of exercise to consider and why.

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July 25, 2018
Loriana Hernandez-Aldama

Getting Fit for Cancer Treatment: Why It Matters

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After being diagnosed with cancer, journalist Loriana Hernandez-Aldama learned that living a healthy lifestyle before treatment begins can help you cope with and manage the challenges to come. This practice of preparing yourself for cancer treatment is sometimes called prehabilitation.

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May 8, 2018
Monika Sharda, ASCO staff

How to Safely Handle and Dispose Medication

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In this podcast, Dr. Paul Celano talks about things to consider when taking cancer medications at home, including how to dispose of unused medications.

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From the Editor's Desk
April 24, 2018
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

Coping With Stress When You Have Cancer

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Dealing with stress can make coping with a cancer diagnosis even harder. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira describes some ways to lessen the effects of stress.

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