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Support Teams for Cancer Survivors and Caregivers


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How Are You, Really?
Talking with Your Doctor about the Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

by Jolyn Taylor, MD, MPH, and Lois Ramondetta, MD

How are you? This is often the first thing a doctor says when you arrive for an appointment. 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, with some more troubling than others. Should you report all of your symptoms? Only some of them? Which ones?

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Coping® Magazine’s
Guide to Lodging Accommodations

There are several reasons why peo­ple with cancer and their families may decide to travel to receive medical care. For cancer survivors and their families, finding accommodations can be a chal­lenge. Many facilities offer lodging for free or for a nominal fee. Each tempo­rary lodging program will have its own rules and criteria to qualify for services.

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Breathing Easier When You Have Lung Cancer

Having the best quality of life possible – both during and after treatment – is a goal for most people living with lung cancer. An im­portant component of that is being able to breathe well.

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