Coping® with Cancer Magazine
Table of Contents
January/February 2016 * Volume 30 * Issue 1
An independent publication written by and for
the national cancer community
6 On the Cover: Star of HGTV’s
Flip or Flop Tarek El Moussa
Tarek, along with his wife Christina, discusses his unconventional thyroid cancer diagnosis, the struggles he endured through treatment, and what the future holds for the real estate power couple.
8 Eating Well during
Guidelines for eating a healthy, balanced diet during cancer treatment; plus, one simple rule to remember when you’re not sure what to put on your plate
10 What Cancer Survivors Need to
Know about Lymphedema
Cancer and its treatment are risk factors for this disorder of the lymph system that causes uncomfortable swelling in the arms and legs.
12 10 Tools for Coping with
Stress When You or a Loved
One Has Cancer
How to stabilize the tidal wave of worries and pressure that can often overwhelm those faced with a cancer diagnosis
14 Supporting Your Wife
When your wife is diagnosed with cancer, you may find yourself suddenly thrust into a new role as caregiver. As her spouse, you must learn how to support her both emotionally and practically.
16 What about a Support Group?
A support group can be a safe place for people to give and receive emotional, informational, and practical support.
17 Say Yes to Your New
Possibilities after Cancer
Cancer pushes you out of your comfort zone. But it also opens up new possibilities.
19 The Daily Zoo
On the one-year anniversary of his cancer diagnosis, Hollywood character designer and artist Chris Ayers decided to commemorate it by committing to draw an animal a day for a year. Nearly 10 years later, he’s still going. This is his story – in his own words.
22 For Men with Prostate Cancer,
Can Exercise Buffer the
Cognitive Effects of Hormone
As evidence of hormone therapy’s negative impact on cognitive function continues to grow, researchers are exploring new ways to counteract these effects.
23 You Can Choose What to Do
with Your Next Chapter
Despite the situation, we do have choices, even when it seems we have none. What will your next chapter look like?
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