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Survivorship

The Power of Here and Now
Patient StoriesSurvivorship
In this poignant article, cancer survivor Maya Harsaniova contemplates what it means to live in the moment, and how being a patient with cancer changed her perspective on many aspects of her life.
Permission to Grieve
Survivorship
Patients with cancer are too often made to feel they need permission to experience the emotions that accompany a cancer diagnosis. Barbara Ritsema draws on her years of experience as a nurse to explain the stages of grief and offers tips for how to talk about cancer and how to help people diagnosed with cancer through the grieving process.
Why Wigs?
Survivorship
Hair loss is a major concern for many patients, men and women, who are undergoing chemotherapy. This article helps to demystify some of the many options available while shopping for a wig.
Grateful
Survivorship
Survivor Lisa A. D’Ottavio looks back with gratitude to her family and friends who offered support during her battle with breast cancer.
Do We Become Complacent Survivors After a Few Years of Cancer Remission?
Breast CancerSurvivorship
Breast cancer survivor Ginger Modiri cautions those in remission to avoid becoming complacent and to keep up with their follow-up screenings.
5 People You Didn’t Know You Need on Your Breast Cancer Team
Breast CancerSurvivorship
Dr. Citrin explains the role of 5 experts who are essential for meeting the physical, emotional, and therapy needs of patients with breast cancer.
Finding Hope Through Scarves
Survivorship
Cancer Survivor Lara MacGregor talks about how a box-full of scarves from a stranger led her to establish the Hope Scarves Program to help other people diagnosed with cancer.
Cycling Coast to Coast for Cancer Research Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things
Cancer FundraisingSurvivorship
Read this story to find out what makes Donna DiMaggio and Bonni Norwood, along with 107 Bristol-Myers Squibb employees, do such extraordinary things in the name of cancer research.
Dating After Cancer, a Piece  of Cake, Right? Right…
Survivorship
People affected by cancer find that dating requires a different playbook to navigate through relationships.
5 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer-Related Stress
Stress ManagementSurvivorship
Cancer survivor and caregiver Katie Brown, VP of Support and Survivorship at LUNGevity Foundation, shares tips for patients and survivors on how to manage stress during treatment and beyond.
Can I Keep My Job? Avoiding Lost Income and Productivity as a Cancer Survivor
SurvivorshipWork and Cancer
Cancer treatment costs, and the desire for normalcy and self-worth, are some of the reasons why patients with cancer wish to remain in the workforce.
5 Legal Tips for Patients with Cancer and Survivors
Legal CornerSurvivorship
Learn about your legal rights regarding your health insurance or employment, including your right for a family leave related to cancer treatment, job security, and more.
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