Coping® with Cancer Magazine
Table of Contents
November/December 2013 * Volume 27 * Issue 6
An independent publication written by and for
the national cancer community
8 On the Cover: Breast Cancer
Survivor and Say Yes to the
Dress: Atlanta Star Lori Allen
Says Yes to Survival
When cancer entered the picture, Lori didn’t just close up shop.
7 10 Ways to Find Meaning through Cancer
10 Handling Holiday Stress
Advice on how to deal with common holiday stressors and have a happy, healthy holiday season
12 What Can I Do to Feel Better?
Hint: The answer may include cancer prehabilitation.
13 The Dish on Good Nutrition for
A healthy diet can help boost energy, regulate body weight, fight infection, and decrease treatment-related side effects.
14 Got Chemo Brain?
The good news is the symptoms of chemo brain are largely temporary, and there are proven ways of coping with them.
16 Dealing with Cancer PTSD
The end of treatment isn’t necessarily the end of cancer.
18 How Is Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Treated?
25 Whatever Moves You
Tools for getting started with an exercise routine
26 Communicating with Your
Doctor after an Ovarian Cancer
Better communication with your doctor will result in improved care and greater satisfaction with that care.
30 Know Your Options for Starting
a Family after Cancer
Thanks to advances in the field of reproductive assistance and fertility preservation, you have several choices.
32 Life after Prostate Cancer
Being well informed about what’s normal after treatment can help you get through this difficult post- treatment period.
34 Facing the Challenges of
Cancer as a Young Adult
Here’s how you can make the most of your time in treatment.
36 World Champion Drag Racer
“Fast Jack” Beckman
Jack shares his story of surviving non-Hodgkin lymphoma and living life in the fast lane.
37 Research Presented at the 2013 Breast Cancer Symposium
41 Tips for Coping with Cancer
from a 15-Year Survivor
Jeannine Walston shares the wisdom she garnered from her health and healing journey.
FDA Update 15
Survivor 16, 28, 40, 41
News Briefs 29, 31
New Resources 38