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Coping® with Cancer Magazine
Table of Contents

March/April 2015   *  Volume 29  *  Issue 2

An independent publication written by and for
the national cancer community

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4 On the Cover:
“Go Live Your Life”

Country music’s Wade Hayes talks surviving colon cancer and looking toward tomorrow.

6 Finding Comfort in the Midst of Fear
The first step is to realize that you’re not alone in your fear of cancer recurrence.

7 Lost Appetite?
Here are some satisfying solutions for getting the nutrition you need during treatment.

8 Tips for Young Adults Navigating the Challenges of Cancer
Changes in relationships, issues surrounding sexual health and body image, and difficult emotions are common areas of concern.

9 Go to Your Happy Place
A breast cancer survivor offers directions to help you find your way.

10 Let’s Talk about Sex
The goal of cancer treatment is to treat the person as a whole, and sexuality is a part of our whole person.

12 Questions and Answers about Lymphedema
What it is, who’s at risk, and what you can do about it



14 10 Things I’ve Learned in 10 Years
An osteosarcoma survivor reflects on her life from diagnosis to present day.

15 Be the Author of Your Story
By writing about how you feel and what you’re going through, you can impose a sense of order on your experiences.

16 Get Help for Speech and Swallowing Difficulties after Head and Neck Cancer
A speech pathologist can be tremendously helpful in managing your side effects.

18 Quiet, Please … It’s Time to Connect with Your Spirit
In all the turmoil of cancer, and with most of the emphasis on physical treatment and recovery, it can be easy to overlook your spiritual needs.

21 Rx for a Good Night’s Sleep
Side effects of cancer can affect both the quantity and quality of your sleep. These tips can help you get the rest you need.


Cancer Survivors Day 5
Survivor 9, 14, 17, 19
Poem 11
News Brief 17
FDA Update 20
Reflections 22

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