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Finding Your New Normal

After the diagnosis and treatment, cancer survivors must learn to adjust to and recognize their body’s new normal. From skin changes, hair loss, and the physical (and psychological) effects of radical surgeries, Dr. Lindsay Sortor answers a host of questions about adapting to your body after cancer. (more…)

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Silent No More

In the fervor of spreading awareness of breast cancer in hopes that early detection will lower breast cancer rates, the stories of many women with metastatic cancer have been forgotten. Until now. (more…)

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Don’t Suffer Silently

Often we focus more on the physical effects of cancer and cancer treatment, while ignoring the emotional challenges that can arise from a cancer diagnosis. Speaking openly about your experience in individual counseling, a support group, or simply with a friend can help immensely. Read on for more advice and information about cancer trauma. (more…)

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Fight the 5 Fears of Aging with Exercise

During your 40s you may begin to feel little aches and pains, notice slower cognitive functioning, and develop a fear of not being able to stop the side effects of aging. Though you can’t control time, you can control your fitness level and learn to mitigate the ailments of aging. (more…)

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Writing Therapy

Cancer treatment centers are starting to realize what writers have always known: “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you” (Maya Angelou). Treatment centers across America have begun to introduce writing programs to help their patients become more attune to themselves and their bodies. Read on to learn tips on how […]