Coping with Cancer
Resources for Coping with Appendix Cancer, Pseudomyxoma Peritonei, PMP, Peritoneal Surface Malignancies and the Challenges of Cancer Treatment
Our "Pal" Dr Larry Lachman Teaches us how to Cope with Cancer!
View this video and hear Dr Larry's suggestions for overcoming the fear and anxiety from
the diagnosis of cancer and treatment!
31 Steps to Help Reduce Stress at Home and Work!
Source: Positivity Toolbox
Managing Side Effects of Cancer Treatment
Meet other cancer patients!
Stress busters for patients and their families!
View this quick and encouraging slideshow featuring Ten Tips for Overcoming Stress!
Source: Wed MD 09.13.11
Our "Pal Mentors" help you prepare for and recuperate from medical treatment!
Lessons Learned from Living with Cancer for Seven Years!
Seven Years of Coping with Cancer
Source: Web MD
Couples Cope with Cancer!
Are you a cancer patient or caregiver of a patient who needs to release a bit of tension, anxiety and apprehension?
We've all heard the saying that "laughter is the best medicine!"
We're sharing articles that you may relate to. Some are bittersweet. Some will make you laugh out loud!
Are you overwhelmed with advice about miracle "cures?"
"I know you mean well, but enough with the medical advice!"
by Jennifer Goodman Linn
by Jennifer Goodman Linn
Are you on overload from all the offers of "help" you've received?
"I know you mean well" Part Two by Jennifer Goodman Linn
Recommended Reading (by Pals and for Pals!)
Read how Appendix Cancer Pal, Robert, copes with appendiceal cancer by reading his series of books!
You'll find links to his books, as well as other books recommended by your fellow Pals, here on our Recommended Reading page!
Tips for Overcoming Holiday Season Depression
Caregiver "Pal" Linda shares tips on beating PMP cancer with love and laughter!
Recommended Reading for Dads!
The Council of Dads by Bruce Feiler
My Daughters, My Illness, and the Men Who Could Be Me
A description of this book, from Amazon.com:
"Bestselling author Bruce Feiler was a young father when he was diagnosed with cancer. He instantly worried what his daughters' lives would be like without him. "Would they wonder who I was? Would they wonder what I thought? Would they yearn for my approval, my love, my voice?" Three days later he came up with a stirring idea of how he might give them that voice.He would reach out to six men from all the passages in his life, and ask them to be present in the passages in his daughters' lives. And he would call this group "The Council of Dads."
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