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Survivorship

What It Really Means to “Man Up”
Colorectal CancerMen's HealthSurvivorship
Six months before he was diagnosed with stage IIIB colorectal cancer, both of Joe Bullock’s parents passed away. Chemotherapy hit him hard and stirred a mixture of depression and feelings of inadequacy as a husband and father. Then he discovered the power of opening up.
Delayed Cancer Screening Because of COVID-19 Fears Could Cost Lives
COVID-19 & CancerSurvivorship
Dr. Maurie Markman explains that missing multiple doctors’ appointments because of the COVID-19 pandemic could have a profound impact on people’s health, because of delayed diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
How I Learned to Be Vulnerable: Sharing My Prostate Cancer Story Helped My Healing
Patient StoriesProstate CancerSurvivorship
A decade after his son passed away from a rare form of bone cancer at age 16, Mark DeLong was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He learned, among other things, the healing power of being vulnerable and sharing personal stories.
Long-Term Survivorship: Risks and Rewards
SurvivorshipBreast Cancer
Long-term survivors face unique challenges, such as endocrine resistance, but thanks to advances in research and clinical trials, new options can help face these problems, says Di Stuppy.
Survivors in Oz
SurvivorshipBreast Cancer
Cancer survivorship can be a strange and confusing road to navigate. Long-term survivor Judy Pearson offers advice on post-treatment questions and how to find positivity in the darkness.
Sharing Our 3 Stories as Breast Cancer Survivors
Book ReviewsBreast CancerSurvivorship
In Hope Among Us, Rhonda, Jennifer, and Mari share their personal experiences with cancer and interview family members for their insights on how the disease affects all facets of life.
A Week of Spiritual Muscle Builders
SurvivorshipStress ManagementWellness Corner
Building spiritual health may be just as important as building physical health, but often goes ignored. Petra Sprik, MDIV, MPH, BCC, provides a plan for a week of spiritual muscle builders to help you nurture your soul and maintain a sense of balance.
For Cancer Survivors in the COVID-19 Recovery Phase, We’ve Heard “It’s Time to Move On” Before
SurvivorshipCOVID-19 & CancerBreast Cancer
Amy Wu, breast cancer survivor and advocate, relates her experience of living with cancer through the pandemic, noting the parallels between coming out the other side of cancer and COVID-19, and how important keeping realistic expectations and finding joyful distractions can be.
The Birth of the Cancer Survivorship Movement
Survivorship
Judy Pearson offers a compelling and inspiring historical perspective of the formation of the cancer survivorship movement in the United States, and what this means to cancer survivors today.
Mindset and Cancer: Reducing Stress, Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle
Stress ManagementSurvivorship
Meg Cadoux Hirshberg, co-founder of the Anticancer Lifestyle Program that promotes mindful living, describes different stress-reduction techniques, types of meditation, and other practical tools used for stress reduction.
A Review of Kidney Cancer and Encouragement Toward Empowered Survivorship
Kidney CancerSurvivorship
Carly Gerretsen, DNP, RN, FNP-C, RNFA, provides an overview of kidney cancer, explaining the various stages of a kidney cancer diagnosis, symptoms, treatment options, caregiver’s assistance, and stress management advice.
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