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Athletes with cancer

April 6, 2021

Athletes with cancer often inspire with stories of survival

Young professional athletes diagnosed with cancer today are inspiring others by battling back and not only surviving, but thriving in their sport.

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March 2, 2021

Can cholesterol-lowering statins also cut cancer risk?

Statins are not prescribed to lower cancer risk, but may prove to be an added benefit for the millions of Americans who take them to manage their cholesterol levels.

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February 11, 2021

Overcoming physical and emotional roadblocks to intimacy after breast cancer

There are a host of reasons for why and how women’s feelings about sex and intimacy may change following a breast cancer diagnosis.

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February 9, 2021

Obesity and cancer: Increasing risks, complicating treatments

Obesity may raise the risk for many diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, stroke and at least 13 different types of cancer.

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Talk to your kids about cancer

January 25, 2021

How to talk to your children about cancer

It may be tempting to try to avoid talking to your children about cancer. But, it’s also important not to treat cancer as a family secret.

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Spiritual support

January 22, 2021

Spiritual support may comfort patients of faith during a difficult cancer journey

Nurturing your spiritual well-being during cancer care may help you better cope with the disease.

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January 4, 2021

How to regain intimacy during and after your cancer treatment

When a partner is diagnosed with cancer, it may force couples to renegotiate nearly every aspect of their relationship, including sex.

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December 28, 2020

Learning to forgive is good for your soul, your heart and your health

Moving on from a painful situation frees your mind and may heal your heart, literally and figuratively.

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Navigating the holidays

December 21, 2020

Navigating the Holidays: 5 Things Cancer Patients Wish You Knew

The Rev. Percy McCray shares what those who have fought or are fighting cancer would like for you to know about cancer and the holidays.

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