Coping® with Cancer Magazine
Table of Contents
March/April 2016 * Volume 30 * Issue 2
An independent publication written by and for
the national cancer community
6 On the Cover: ESPN Reporter
and Cancer Survivor Shelley
Smith Shares Her Story
Shelley Smith made headlines when she returned to TV completely bald after chemotherapy. Here’s what she has to say about the rest of her battle with cancer.
8 Take Control of Worry
Even the most resilient individuals can give in to worry when faced with cancer. Here’s how to take back control.
12 After Cancer, Looking
When cancer happened, Dr. Amy Lynn Dee decided to fight back with trust, boldness, and – yes – gratitude.
14 Together Against Cancer
In the fight against cancer, the quality of your relationship matters.
17 Answers to Your Questions
about Lung Cancer
What are my treatment choices? How long will my treatment last? What is immunotherapy? Get answers to these questions and more.
21 Ellen Britton – My Happy
Yes, you read that right. That’s what renowned musician Ellen Britton calls her brush with colon cancer.
24 Depression: The
Living with cancer is difficult, but that doesn’t mean you have to live with depression too. Help is available.
25 When Words Heal
Writing your cancer story
30 Eat Well. Be Well.
Choosing healthy eating during cancer treatment and beyond
32 Tips for Preventing Infection during Chemotherapy
34 The Language of Commitment:
What Being There Really Means
How to keep your word by using the right words to begin with
36 Men, Cancer, and Sexual Health
A healthy sex life after cancer should be part of your full recovery.
40 How Walking a Labyrinth
Helped Me to Heal after Cancer
Plus, how you can discover the healing power of the labyrinth for yourself
41 Ways to Help Your Child Cope with Cancer in the Family
42 Pro Football Hall of Famer
Troy Aikman Gets Personal
For NFL quarterback turned cancer advocate Troy Aikman, melanoma is personal. He’s a survivor.
Survivor 16, 28, 38
FDA Update 22
News Brief 29