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Moving Forward, or at Least Trying to, With Uncertainty After Cancer

Eamonn Conrad | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Eamonn Conrad

I have started to learn that confronting my fears and issues surrounding moving forward and dealing with cancer is much more positive for me then trying to push past it. It really is hard, and I always feel emotionally drained after each session.

Top 10 Cancer-Surviving Tips to Avoid

Benjamin Rubenstein | Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Rubenstein

Don't use the cancer card to have your school workload reduced, to cheat on tests, or get paid to do nothing. Use it instead to get the big piece of chicken at dinner.

Generation Why Not Me?

Ben Teller | Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Ben Teller

When I was first diagnosed with cancer at age 18, the only thought that ran through my mind was how unfair this whole situation was. But I soon realized that it wasn't helpful to think this way.

Fighting Disease With Words

Karin Diamond | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Karin Diamond

One hospital stay left me confined to the walls of a very small room, no one allowed to enter without wearing a mask, gloves and a gown. But what quarantine couldn't take away was the connections I could make with my writing.

Planning for an Uncertain Future

Eamonn Conrad | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Eamonn Conrad

I fought cancer, and was fortunate to win, but I had to start over. How do I make a new plan? The uncertainty that comes with being in remission, as well as many of the financial difficulties for the future are ever-present. How do you plan for the future, when yours (like mine) is so uncertain?

The Pursuit of Happiness: You Are Not Your Cancer

Woody Roseland | Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Woody Roseland

Cancer patients tend to bond with the pain they've gone through. They identify with their greatest pain because it's also their greatest victory. But you are not the car you drive, you are not how much money you have in the bank, you are not your khakis, and you are not your cancer.