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February 2017 Vol 3 No 1

Understanding the Link Between Thyroid Cancer and Hypothyroidism
Patient StoriesThyroid Cancer
Julie Salman chronicles her experience with thyroid cancer, including dealing with a new reality and coping with radiation.
Art Has Been My Anchor
Art Therapy
As a survivor and “thriver” of 27 surgeries, Amy Oestreicher turns to art for stability.
Lessons Learned in Surviving Cancer
Survivorship
It’s certainly true that great medical strides have been made in recent years in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, but there has been less focus on addressing issues uniquely associated with the patient’s experiences.
The Song Must Go On: Melissa’s Journey from the Stage to Stage III Cancer
Colorectal CancerPatient Stories
Singer and songwriter Melissa Marshall was 51 when she was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in September 2013. After a lengthy battle Melissa was cured, and began a crusade of inspiration and education.
Healing Gaze
Art Therapy
Sandra Ross's watercolor painting of her sister, an 8-year ovarian cancer survivor.
The Healing Power of Writing About Cancer
Book ReviewsStress Management
The main point in Susan Gubar's book Reading & Writing Cancer: How Words Heal is the healing nature of dealing with cancer through the written word, as Susan aptly quotes Virginia Woolf, who said, “in illness words seem to possess a mystic quality.”
 Prevention Strategies in the Fight Against Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer
Prevention is an integral part of life. Since lung cancer causes more deaths than any other type of cancer, taking steps to prevent this deadly disease should be a “no-brainer.”
Lack of Diversity in Clinical Trials Hurts Patients and Drug Development
Clinical TrialsMultiple Myeloma
Despite the great advances in cancer therapies, only a small proportion of patients with cancer participate in clinical trials today. This has a detrimental effect on the development of new cancer drugs.
Stay Calm and Keep Moving
Exercise & CancerFrom Your Navigator
Staying active is one of the best ways to care for your health. In fact, during times of illness, a person’s activity level can predict how well they will recover. Sitting for a long time has been suggested as harmful to our health.
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