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Cancer Fear

The Secret I've Been Keeping (And Why It's Important to You, Cancer Survivors)

Dr. Shani Fox | Posted 03.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shani Fox

Last winter I surveyed my community, asking "How would your life be different if you didn't have to worry about cancer recurrence?" The response was incredible: the highest response rate for any survey I've conducted. The comments about what survivors like you were afraid of touched me to the core.

My Year of Fear: Facing Down Cancer

Cynthia Huggins | Posted 06.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Cynthia Huggins

Even if my cancer does return and even if it does eventually kill me, I won't spend the rest of my life in fear. And maybe someday I'll actually believe what I've just written. I'm not there yet, but I'm working on it.

False Evidence Appearing Real

Joanna_Montgomery | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living

If I allowed it, I could "what if" myself into a state of total paralysis. But I'm not going to do that. Fear is the only thing keeping me from living a full life, not cancer or car crashes.

Reclaiming Your Life After Being Diagnosed as Chronically-Ill

Toni Nagy | Posted 06.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Toni Nagy

I wish that during those dark days, I had access to a book that so well articulated not only how I felt, but also how I could actually come to change my viewpoint. It took me years to begin a proactive path of psychological and spiritual healing.

A Cancer Survivor Teaches Us to Be Fearless

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Today, five years later, Mike Cohen is healthy and ambitious and living in San Diego. We can all learn a lesson from him and do our part to make the impossible possible.

The Cure for Fear

Meghan Brennan | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Meghan Brennan

Yes, surviving cancer takes the sting out of bad hair days and flat tires, but it also creates a sort of hyper-vigilance with regard to potential suffering -- whether on dates, at work, or even at a family meal.

My First Wife Died of Cancer. Then My Second Wife Got It....

Victor Juhasz | Posted 10.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Victor Juhasz

My focus went completely to doing what needed to be done to make sure the situation did not spiral out of control. I was scared. I was furious. Looking back, the cold-bloodedness was far less about being self-protective than it was about staying focused on the mission and keeping the fear at bay.

How To Face Illness Fearlessly: Wisdom From A Two-Time Cancer Survivor (VIDEO)

Terri Cole | Posted 10.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

How can you be fearless when facing a serious diagnosis? Fearlessness and sickness don't really seem to go together. But they can.