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Survivorship

Preparing for Your First Appointment: 5 Tips to Make the Most of It
Survivorship
Before sitting down with your oncologist for the first time, there are a few things you can do to prepare physically and mentally.
Making Goals You Can Keep
Survivorship
Here comes the New Year and excitement about new goals. With some planning, you can set goals that will bring you the rewards of a healthier lifestyle.
Strategies for Managing Cancer-Related Distress
Survivorship
When dealing with a cancer diagnosis, discussion of a cancer treatment plan is vital to help guide decisions about lifestyle and treatment. Equally important is a consideration of the individual who is experiencing cancer.
Doctor Appointments? Always Take an Extra Pair of  Ears Along
Survivorship
Once the statement “you have cancer” passed through my ears and hit my brain, I experienced a temporary form of hearing loss. I could see the radiologist’s lips moving, but I didn’t hear a word he was saying.
Fertility Preservation: What You Need to Know Before Starting Cancer Treatment
Fertility PreservationPediatric CancerSexuality and CancerSurvivorship
Many young adults with cancer don’t ask questions about their ability to have children after cancer treatment, despite wanting to have biological children. Not asking the right questions about fertility preservation before starting chemotherapy, radiation, or other treatments for cancer can lead to fertility problems and even infertility later on.
Meet the Medikidz–Medical Comic Books for Kids
Humor & CancerPediatric CancerSurvivorship
Dr. Kate Hersov describes the medical comic book series she and her colleague came up with as a creative way to communicate directly with children about cancer.
Survivorship: Finding Your
Survivorship
April 10, 2008 was the day Luann Keyes became a survivor, a date she refers to as her "Cancerversary."
Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me: Survivorship Begins at Diagnosis
Survivorship
In 2002, Diane Heditsian was 48 years old, raising 2 children, running a life science communications firm with her husband of 23 years, and planning a walking tour of Tuscany, when she was first diagnosed with breast cancer.
The Risk of Pursuing Miracle Cures for Cancer
Survivorship
In today’s ubiquitous digital world, misinformation and false hopes can spread like wildfire as never before. John Leifer explores ways to remain smart amidst the many false myths and misleading facts out there.
Retraining Your Mind to Be Your Own Best Advocate
Survivorship
Ginger Modiri advocates the power of knowledge in today's electronic world.
Top 4 Stress Management Techniques
Stress ManagementSurvivorship
A diagnosis of cancer is a significant source of chronic stress for patients and their families, but it doesn’t have to be, according to Nancy W. Fawzy, PhD, RN, Board President of Triage Cancer, Culver City, CA.
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