2014 National Cancer Survivors Day®
Coping® magazine is proud to be an ongoing national sponsor of National Cancer Survivors Day® (NCSD). In cooperation with the National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation, Coping is pleased to provide you with exclusive coverage of NCSD 2014.
This 27th annual Celebration of Life was held on Sunday, June 1, in hundreds of communities throughout the world.
When a Grandparent has Cancer
There are many excellent resources for talking to children when a mom or dad is facing cancer. Countless websites, books, and magazine articles have addressed these issues, and the same points are identified and emphasized time and again.
Write Your Way through Cancer
Expressive writing can be a wonderful tool for clarifying your thoughts, relieving stress, and improving communication skills. Each of these benefits alone is a great reason to write. Who can argue against clearing up the haze of our daily overload of information, stimulation, and trepidation? Who can object to writing their way to relaxation? Who can rail against the benefits of better communication?
Drug Combination May Be Highly Effective in Treating Recurrent Ovarian Cancer
Research presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s 50th Annual Meeting suggests that the use of a combination drug therapy can provide significant improvement in women who have recurrent ovarian cancer.
Just Got Diagnosed?
“I just got diagnosed with cancer. Now what do I do?” As a therapist who works with people facing illness, I hear this question often. People come into my office struggling with their reaction to their cancer diagnosis, as well as all those strange and uncomfortable feelings that come with it. We talk about their fears and hopes regarding treatment, and we talk about what a cancer diagnosis means for their future.
Your Guide to Understanding How Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia is Treated
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a type of cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell). CLL, a slow-growing blood and bone marrow disease, is one of the most common types of leukemia in adults.
Words of Wisdom from
“The Running Rabbi"
on Facing Illness and Adversity
by Rabbi Hirshel Jaffe
In 1978, I bounded across the finish line of the New York City Marathon wearing a shirt identifying me as “The Running Rabbi.” I was equally as tireless in my calling as a rabbi in Newburgh, NY. I had marched for civil rights in the 1960s, rallied to free Soviet Jews, and in 1980 visited the hostages held in Iran. I’d never been sick in my life. I felt indestructible. That was then.