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Stress Management

Dealing with Stress and Anxiety as a Cancer Survivor
COVID-19Stress ManagementSurvivorship
Disease recurrence is a common cause for the stress and anxiety typically experienced by cancer survivors even long after treatment ends. Several mental health experts provide some tips for easing these fears.
The Power of the Positive Shift
Stress Management
People who go through life with a positive outlook have better health in part because they experience less stress.
Breathe Through Anxiety
From Your NavigatorStress Management
When anxiety becomes overwhelming, it can add to the difficulties of dealing with cancer. Cancer survivor and nurse navigator Deborah Gomer provides easy-to-use breathing exercises that help restore calm and alleviate anxiety. Remember to breathe!
Lifestyle Changes to Go with Your Cancer Treatment
Nutrition & CancerStress Management
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important while undergoing cancer treatment.
5 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer-Related Stress
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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.
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.”
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.
Healing Through the Arts
Stress ManagementSurvivorship
You don’t need to be an artist to experience the healing power of the arts. Many cancer survivors and caregivers use art as an outlet to help them work through the challenges of cancer treatment.
6 Dos and Don'ts for Managing Caregiver Stress
CaregiversStress Management
Although caregivers’ priorities often shift toward their loved ones’ health, it’s vitally important for them to take care of themselves, physically and mentally.
Mindfulness Meditation: Is It for You?
Stress ManagementSurvivorship
Dr. Paulette Mehta explains the benefits of mindfulness and meditation for coping with the stress and anxiety associated with being a patient with cancer or a survivor.
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