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Category Archives: "Surviving Cancer"

Breast Cancer + Great Cancer Organizations

Breast Cancer Survivor, Terri Wingham, Finds Healing Through Volunteering Around the World-and Wants to Help You Do the Same

We all struggle with our sense of identity once the cancer is over. We know we’re not the same as we used to be, no matter how much other people may want us to be. But we may also be at a loss to figure out who we are. I want to tell you about

'THINK' Yourself Well + Alternative Therapies and Lifestyle

Britta's Book at a Glance: Chapter 4, Emotional Coping

Though your doctors may be mainly concerned with how cancer affects your physical body, you need to know that cancer also greatly affects your emotional self. During treatment, you may experience a large range of emotions, from elation to depression and relief to despair and more. You may have people around you encouraging you to

Britta's Cancer Survival Journey + Surviving Cancer

Cancer Survivor: How to Smoothly Transition from Your Oncologist to Your Regular Doc

I had some great doctors working with me when I went through Hodgkin’s disease, and my father was equally lucky to have some top-notch physicians and oncologists. After it was all over, however, I no longer went to see my oncologist, and there was no recommended “survivorship” plan or support group to help me figure

Britta's Cancer Survival Journey + Surviving Cancer

Britta's Book at a Glance: Chapter 1, Cancer Changes You

If there’s one thing that’s true for everyone who’s been touched by cancer, it’s this: It changes you. No matter who you are, what kind of cancer you have, or how it all turns out, you will be changed by the experience, permanently. The good news is that how you change is completely up to