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Breast Cancer Changed Everything

Read the candid and heart-wrenching story of PJ Hamel, a mom who faced a harsh reality — and lived to see her son grow up.

By PJ Hamel

'Cancer Saved My Life': Survivorship After NHL

Josh Feldman recommends cancer patients take charge of their health and seek second opinions where necessary. His non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma was diagnosed after visiting three doctors.

By Elizabeth Millard

Metastatic Breast Cancer Giving You Insomnia?

If you have trouble sleeping with late-stage breast cancer, you're not alone. Here's why sleep issues are so common, and what you can do about it.

By PJ Hamel

Getting Pregnant After Cancer Treatment

Are you worried that cancer treatment will prevent you from starting a family? Here's what you should know about the latest fertility preservation options.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Reduce Metastatic Breast Cancer Stress

Your body needs treatment, but so do your heart and mind. Here are some ways to regain (and maintain) emotional equilibrium despite the stress.

By PJ Hamel

A Non-Smoker’s Lung Cancer Journey

Stage IV lung cancer struck Millie when she was only 43, even though she never smoked. Read her story about how the experience turned her world upside down.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Did Your Cancer Diagnosis Scare Friends Away?

When you get a cancer diagnosis, it can cause once-thriving friendships to come to an end. Here's how fear can make people do strange things.

By PJ Hamel

Climbing Your Mountain With Breast Cancer

Even after her breast cancer diagnosis, Lesley was determined to stay active, and experts believe exercise can have physical and psychological benefits.

By Stephanie Stephens

Working Out With Breast Cancer?

A cancer diagnosis doesn't mean you have to give up exercise. If you have the energy, here's how excercising during treatment can help you feel better.

By Stephanie Stephens

My Valentine to Breast Cancer

When I had my last radiation treatment on Valentine’s Day, I thought life would go back to normal. It turns out my cancer experience made life even sweeter.

By PJ Hamel