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  • Living Beyond a Diagnosis

    Judy Pearson was surprised by the demands of cancer survivorship. Here, she offers tips on how to look at life after cancer.

    by Judy Pearson

  • Beating the Bully Inside

    To gain control over fear of my breast cancer recurring, I called on lessons learned as a 5-year-old confronting the neighborhood bully.

    by Joan Harris

  • Virtual Connection in a Time of Social Distance

    Responding to the coronavirus, patient advocates and nonprofits expand existing outreach initiatives and launch new ones.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Treating Fear of Recurrence

    Cognitive behavioral therapy may help cancer survivors cope with fear of recurrence, some studies say.

    by Jon Kelvey

  • A Researcher Attends a Conference, This Time as a Patient Advocate

    My most meaningful moments at my first cancer research conference came from embracing my experience as a patient—not as a researcher.

    by Jamie Aten

  • Coping With Trauma

    Nearly six years after being diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, disaster psychologist Jamie Aten is still learning new ways of coping with the trauma stemming from his diagnosis and treatment.

    by Jamie Aten

  • Lung Cancer and Stigma

    Clinical health psychologist Jamie Ostroff discusses how feelings of blame surrounding a lung cancer diagnosis affect physical and mental health.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • Caregivers Need Support Too

    High-intensity cancer caregiving is associated with poor mental health, especially for caregivers who don't feel they're getting the support services they need.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • Coping With Head and Neck Cancer

    Patients with head and neck cancer often face physical, social and emotional issues that can add to existing mental health problems or give rise to new ones.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

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