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2017 National Cancer Survivors Day®
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This 30th annual Celebration of Life was held on Sunday, June 4, in hundreds of communities throughout the world.

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Sexuality and the Woman with Cancer

Female sexuality is complex and multifaceted. In the past, re­searchers have described the sexual response cycle using a linear model consisting of five phases, each one leading into the next. We now realize that for many people, especially women, sexual response is not linear, but is instead circuitous, with three interactive phases.

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Understanding Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment

Different types of treatments are available for people with non-small cell lung cancer. Some treatments are standard, or the currently used treatment, and some are being tested in clinical trials. Nine types of standard treatment are used: surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, laser therapy, photodynamic therapy, cryosurgery, electrocautery, and watch­ful waiting.

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4 Things Every Survivor Should Know about Cancer Rehabilitation

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer, there’s a good chance – scien­tifically speaking – that rehabilitation can help improve your daily function and reduce treatment-related side effects. There’s also a good chance that no one has fully explained these benefits to you.

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Express Yourself
Tools for Communicating Your Needs and Emotions after a Cancer Diagnosis

A cancer diagnosis can change how you seek support from others. You may look to close friends for lighthearted distraction, or unwavering reassurance, in stressful moments. Supportive family members can be integral in helping you make difficult decisions. And sympathetic colleagues can make profound differ­ences in your transition back to work. However, all too often, relationships become complicated and fraught with hurtful misunderstanding when some­one is diagnosed with cancer.

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Collateral Damage
How Cancer Treatment Affects Your Skin and Nails

Dry, itchy skin. Yellow, cracked nails. Cancer treatment can do a number on your skin and nails. Take these steps to minimize the damage.

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Advice for My Teenage Self
7 Things I Would Tell the Girl Diagnosed with Cancer at Age Sixteen

by Julia Hernandez

You never expect to be told that you have cancer, but on February 14, 2010, Valentine’s Day, it hap­pened to me. In a matter of days, I went from being a typical 16-year-old girl, worried about my upcoming driver’s license test, to a cancer survivor living in a hospital.

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