TLC’s The Little Couple Star Dr. Jennifer Arnold’s
On-Camera Cancer Battle

Since 2009, TLC’s The Little Couple has followed Dr. Jennifer Arnold and her husband, Bill Klein, as they navigate life’s unique challenges. What makes this couple stand out from a sea of all-too-similar reality stars is that they were both born with dwarfism.

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Jen and Bill are easing into their new normal on TLC’s The Little Couple.

(Photo courtesy of TLC)

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Fight Fatigue. Feel Better.
Six Strategies for Dealing with Cancer-Related Exhaustion

Fatigue is the most common and often the most distressing side effect of cancer treatment. For some survivors, the issue can persist for months after treatment ends. With cancer-related fatigue the exhaustion you feel seems to be out of proportion to your level of activity. Washing a couple loads of laundry or running a few errands could be all it takes to trigger cancer-related fatigue.

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Getting the Psychosocial Support You Need to Get through Cancer

Cancer is not just life-threatening; it is also life-altering. Cancer and its lifesaving treatments often cause psychosocial issues that last long after cancer treatment has ended. Dealing with these psychosocial issues can be tricky. They affect people differ­ently, depending on age and health status. They also may change or evolve as you journey through diagnosis, treat­ment, and follow-up care.

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Managing Cancer’s Impact on Your Relationships

Amid the initial shock of hearing the words “You have cancer,” in­numerable questions enter your mind: What does this mean for me? How will this affect my partner, my children, my parents, my friends? What about my job? You begin to realize that cancer will have a profound effect not only on your life but also on the lives of those around you.

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Facing Prostate Cancer Treatment?
Here are some things to keep in mind as you consider your options.

For most men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer, the cancer is found while it is still at an early stage. These men often have several treatment options to consider.

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Steps toward Rebuilding a Positive Sense of Self after Cancer

In an ideal world, after your last cancer treatment your doctor would offer an infusion of self-esteem, a magic potion to plug the holes in your self-image left behind from your journey through Cancerville and replenish your reserves of self-confidence. Unfortunately, it isn’t that easy. If cancer has left your self-esteem in shambles, the task of reclaiming a healthy sense of self will be a unique chal­lenge – but it’s definitely a doable one.

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Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder
What I Learned from Being Bald

by Stephanie Madsen

My long, blonde hair used to be a prized possession of mine. Having been a hairstylist for many years, I’d spend hours upon hours styling my luxuriant locks. I wore my hair up, down, and every way in between. I took pride in my frequently complimented tresses. That all changed shortly after my 25th birthday, when cancer barged into my life.

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