Coping® with Cancer Magazine
Table of Contents
September/October 2016 * Volume 30 * Issue 5
An independent publication written by and for
the national cancer community
20 On the Cover:
Ken Griffey Sr. Talks Prostate Cancer
A prostate cancer survivor himself, the two-time World Series champion is speaking up about the disease and encouraging others to do the same.
6 How Are You, Really?
While it’s a simple question, it’s one that can be difficult to answer. After all, most people battling cancer are likely experiencing a multitude of symptoms and side effects.
8 Hope for the Future
Fertility-preservation options for cancer survivors
11 Your Guide to Bladder
There are four types of standard treatment for bladder cancer. Here’s a breakdown.
15 Take Control of Chemotherapy-
Induced Peripheral Neuropathy
While there’s no magic bullet for neuropathy, there is a lot you can do to control the symptoms.
17 10 Tips for Living Well with a
Diagnosis of MPN
… from people who’ve been there
22 Chemo Brain: What You Need
to Know Right Now
Plus, 5 chemo brain coping strategies to try at once
24 For Women with Gynecologic
Tips for taking charge of your healthcare
26 Spirituality & Survivorship –
Finding Your Way after a
Diagnosis of Cancer
Welcome or not, a cancer diagnosis presents an opportunity to construct a new framework on which to build our lives.
29 Exercise and Cancer
What have we learned the past 20 years?
31 Wings for Life
Medical air travel resources for cancer survivors and their families
32 The Garden That Heals
When landscape designer and freelance garden writer Jenny Peterson was diagnosed with breast cancer, she was determined to find a place where she could thrive and experience joy again.
36 You CAN Quit Smoking
… for Good
But it’s more difficult if you try to go it alone. Learn how to get the help you need to kick the habit once and for all.
FDA Update 9
Survivor 10, 16, 37
Cancer Survivors Guide 28
News Brief 30, 33