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CBS News Anchor Bob Schieffer on Facing Bladder Cancer
NEW Coping with Cancer Resources
Cancer Survivor Awarded Top Prize in 2010 Oncology On Canvas Art Competition
“Herbal” and “All Natural”
 

Bob Schieffer A CONVERSATION WITH
 
CBS's Bob Schieffer
on Facing Bladder Cancer

by Laura Shipp

CBS news veteran Bob Schieffer knows how to get the story. In his more than 40 years as a Washington correspondent, he has covered every presidential campaign and has interviewed every president and presidential candidate since Richard Nixon’s re-election in 1972. For the past 19 years he has served as anchor and moderator of Face the Nation, one of the longest running news programs in television history. But when the tables turned and he became the story, Bob was at first hesitant to focus attention on himself. Seven years ago, he was diagnosed with bladder cancer.
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NEW Coping with Cancer Resources

The staff at Coping® researches the most current resources for cancer survivors, caregivers, and cancer medical professionals.
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Cancer Survivor Awarded Top Prize in 2010 Oncology On Canvas Art Competition

Following her lung cancer diagnosis, a woman who had spent nearly 30 years in nursing felt as if her life had been "cut up, rearranged and become a different picture." An amateur artist, Annette Zalewski, of Peoria, AZ, sought to express her cancer journey on canvas by using a cut-up painting technique for the first time. Her mixed media entry, "Wild Water," took first prize among the more than 600 submissions to the fourth biennial Oncology On Canvas: Expressions of a Cancer Journey Art Competition and Exhibition.
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“Herbal” and “All Natural”
by Stanley Brosman, MD

Whenever we discuss the management of a person’s cancer, the conversation also involves diet and exercise. There are many things in life we can’t control. We can’t control our lifespan, the number of heartbeats we will have, or many of the medical problems we may experience, but we certainly can take steps to modify these conditions and improve our lives.
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