National Cancer Survivors Day

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Talking Bladder Cancer
with Marilu
Marilu Henner and Husband,
Michael Brown, Open Up about His Bladder Cancer, Her Role as Caregiver, & How to Talk Frankly about the Disease

Michael and Marilu have teamed up with Genen­tech to talk about how bladder cancer survivors can navigate difficult discussions with their partner, loved ones, and doctors. The couple recently shared with Coping how they took on cancer – together.

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Marilu Henner
"I am grateful for Marilu's support as my own personal 'health concierge.' She made all of the challenges easier." - Michael

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Get Your Camera Ready!
Your National Cancer Survivors Day® photos could be featured in Coping magazine.

Once again, Coping with Cancer magazine is featuring local NCSD events in the July/August 2017 issue. And your photos could be included – maybe even on the cover. If you’re hosting an NCSD event this year, send the best digital photos of your event to Coping with Cancer magazine by June 12 to be considered for its official coverage of National Cancer Survivors Day®.

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Cancer Survivors, Local Communities to Celebrate 30th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day® on Sunday, June 4

As part of the 30th annual National Cancer Survivors Day®, cancer survivors and supporters in communities around the world will unite on Sunday, June 4, 2017, to celebrate life and raise awareness of the challenges faced by cancer survivors.

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Cancer Got Your Appetite?
Try these simple tricks for getting the nutrition you need during cancer treatment.

Cancer comes with many side effects. Appetite loss is one of them – and a common one at that. In people with cancer, a loss of appetite can stem from the cancer itself; anxiety or depression due to the diagnosis and its treatment; and, of course, cancer treatment, particu­larly chemotherapy and radiation.

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Feeling Anxious? Depressed?
You're not alone. Mood and anxiety disorders are common among cancer survivors.

A cancer diagnosis is a life-changing event – one that can seriously affect your mental well-being. Anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders are common among cancer survivors, even among those who have never experienced these kinds of mental health issues before. People without strong social support systems have a higher risk of developing mood and anxiety disorders after being diagnosed with cancer.

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You Don’t Have to Go It Alone
Patient Navigators Can Help You Chart Your Course Through Cancer

A common experience for people living with cancer is the feeling of being overwhelmed by all the information given them and the multiple, often dif­ficult decisions they must make. The healthcare system can be daunting when any of us is dealing with a routine health issue. But with cancer, it can feel near­ly impossible to manage it all. Fortunately, there are professionals whose job it is to help guide survivors and caregivers through the cancer maze.

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Survivor of the Week

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Lessons That Cancer
Taught Me

by Heather Hall

This year I celebrate a special anniversary – 20 years as a cancer survivor. While it’s an anniversary that my family and friends celebrate too, it’s a milestone that only I can fully feel. And, yes, I celebrate it! Because every morning that we wake up to a new day should be cause for celebration.

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