Coping With Cancer

Topics include coping with a cancer diagnosis, common concerns after a new diagnosis, talking with children, coping with recurrence fears and metastatic disease.


Coping with Changes to Your Body

This articles summarizes changes to the body including hair loss, swelling, scars, removal of body parts, chronic pain and fatigue that come about as a result of a cancer diagnosis and treatment. Tips for coping with body changes are also discussed.

Coping with Fear of Recurrence

This article provides tips for managing the fear and anxiety associated with the possibility of cancer recurrence (returning). Why recurrence may occur as well as steps you can take to reduce your risk of recurrence is also discussed. 

Coping With Your Emotions

When facing a cancer diagnosis and treatment you are likely to experience a roller coaster of emotions. This article provides information about emotions we experience when coping with cancer as well as way to manage our feelings.

Anxiety, Worries and Fears

Anxiety, fear and worry in cancer are common. This article addresses symptoms of anxiety as well as coping tips, and when to seek professional help.

Depression

This article provides an overview of depression, symptoms, treatment options and recommendations for talking to your care team about your emotions, mood and coping with cancer.

Living With Metastatic Disease

A diagnosis of metastatic disease brings about many questions and emotions. This article provide tips about coping with metastatic cancer and living with cancer when cure isn't possible.

Life After Cancer

This article discusses the transition to survivorship care and life after active cancer treatment. This time can bring about a range of emotions from relief and accomplishment to fear, anxiety and guilt. Tips for monitoring your physical and emotional health after cancer are addressed.

Coping With a Recurrence or Second Cancer

When the fear of cancer coming back becomes reality, it can bring up many questions and emotions.  In this article we provide tips for coping and making decisions for the next steps in your care.

OncoLink Holiday Survival Guide

The holiday season can be stressful enough, but when someone you love has cancer, the season can be overwhelming. We have pulled together the ultimate holiday survival guide, covering everything a cancer survivor could wish for to make their holiday just a little brighter. We've got helpful hints and precious memories from cancer survivors and their families.

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Articles about techniques that can support you in coping with cancer.


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