Coping® with Cancer Magazine
Table of Contents
January/February 2014 * Volume 28 * Issue 1
An independent publication written by and for
the national cancer community
6 On the Cover: On the Line with
TV and radio personality Dr. Drew Pinsky shares his story of taking on prostate cancer from a physician’s point of view.
8 Confronting Cancer as a Couple
The changes that cancer imposes on your daily life can add stress to your relationship, but they can also create opportunities to deepen your connection.
9 The Art of Living in the Present
Mindfulness teaches us how to live moments in each day, instead of focusing on what lies ahead.
10 A Recipe for Preventing Weight
Loss during Treatment Preventing weight loss is important to help your body heal and recover from the side effects of cancer therapy.
12 Your Guide to Making Prostate Cancer Treatment Decisions
14 Commit to Quit
Make a resolution to stop smoking for good.
16 Learning to Advocate for Yourself
to Get the Support You Need
By using these thoughtful approaches to communication, you’ll be better able to let others know what is and is not helpful.
18 When Fear Pushes You,
A cancer-surviving marine offers four tips for gaining perspective on life’s greatest hindrance.
20 Get through Cancer the
Writing can reduce stress, increase well-being, and enhance self-esteem. Here’s how you can get started.
21 Dealing with Difficult Emotions
after a Cancer Diagnosis
Having negative feelings doesn’t mean that you’re weak or pessimistic – it means that you are human. But you can find ways to manage these feelings.
22 The Symptoms and Side Effects
of Multiple Myeloma
And what you can do about them
24 Addressing Sexual Recovery
after Prostate Cancer Surgery
The road to sexual recovery is not always an easy one, but with time, effort, and a little bit of patience, success is possible.
25 Breast Cancer & Your Genes
What women need to know about genetic testing for hereditary cancer
28 A Playlist for Healing
Music can be a wonderful supportive tool for people with cancer.
30 Managing Incontinence for Men
Knowing your type of incontinence will help you and your doctor find the best way to manage it.
33 Living with Diabetes and Cancer
If your blood glucose level is high, your cancer treatment may have to be put on hold until your blood glucose is back under control.
New Resources 4
FDA Update 11
Survivor 15 , 17, 18, 29, 32
News Briefs 19, 26