Survivor Stories

It’s All Fun and Games

It’s All Fun and Games

Yes, fun and games. That’s how I wanted my treatments to be seen.
My Gift of Days

My Gift of Days

With my survival comes a responsibility to do something with this gift of days I have been given.
When Time Stands Still

When Time Stands Still

Four words spoken by my doctor altered the course of my life, and three sentences uttered by a stranger helped me learn how to embrace it.
Olympic Champion Skier Kikkan Randall

Olympic Champion Skier Kikkan Randall

On staying positive and active through breast cancer.
Finding the Silver Lining

Finding the Silver Lining

I thought of cancer as a dark cloud over me, so I was determined to find the silver lining in it.
The Big 5-O

The Big 5-O

When a milestone birthday coincides with the end of cancer treatment.
Hallmark Channel Host, Actor, and Kidney Cancer Survivor Cameron Mathison

Hallmark Channel Host, Actor, and Kidney Cancer Survivor Cameron Mathison

That mass was later diagnosed as renal cell carcinoma, or kidney cancer.
What I Lost and What I Found

What I Lost and What I Found

An ode to my breasts on the day of their deformation.
Humor Out of Cancer (Of All Places)

Humor Out of Cancer (Of All Places)

Being able to laugh has helped me to stabilize the chaos.
Ovarian Cancer Survivor Sherry Pollex

Ovarian Cancer Survivor Sherry Pollex

After seven years advocating for children with cancer and seeing first-hand what they go through, Sherry received a cancer diagnosis herself at age 35.
Time for a Reflection

Time for a Reflection

Looking back on lessons learned through 20 years of cancer survivorship.
National Cancer Survivors Day® 2019

National Cancer Survivors Day® 2019

Coping® magazine is proud to be an ongoing national sponsor of National Cancer Survivors Day® (NCSD).
Bouncing Back from Cancer

Bouncing Back from Cancer

Six steps to building resilience after a cancer diagnosis.
Write. Heal. Grow.

Write. Heal. Grow.

The benefits of therapeutic writing for cancer survivors and tips to help you get started.
Finding My Way

Finding My Way

Thirteen years ago, I sat in a waiting room for my consultation with the board of doctors who would decide how my cancer journey would proceed.
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