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Cancer survivors want one thing: to never have to go through the cancer experience again.  All cancer survivors worry about a recurrence.  All cancer survivors wish to survive and thrive and live long and well.  Cancer survivors also want to play with their kids be there for them as them as they grow up,  feel alive, energetic, have sex again, get a good nights sleep, return to normal, to the life and person they knew BEFORE cancer.

This morning I wrote these words, both practical and heartful,  to a cancer survivor, also the father of a young son, getting to know himself again, re-ordering priorities and adjusting lifestyle and work style  and sense of self after cancer diagnosis, surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.  Now agressive disease focussed treatment is over.  Now health, not illness, is the focus.  What is the shape of life now? [click to continue…]

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Celebrate Cancer Survivors Day June 2, 2013

Celebrate National Cancer Survivor’s Day is Sunday June 2 , 2013. Make it a day filled with inspiration, hope, gratitude, celebration, friends and family!!

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Whole Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors | Book Review

The Whole Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors by Helayne Waldman and Ed Bauman- Here is a must have book for all women who have been through breast cancer and want to thrive, not just survive. This is one of those books that I wish I had written. It’s that good!

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Cancer Survivors Live Longer With Herbal Medicine and Vitamins

Two to seven times as many cancer patients survive and live longer when conventional treatment is combined with and followed by long term use of Herbal Medicine and Vitamins.

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Wise Words for Cancer Patients and Cancer Survivors

Tweet The Four-Fold Way: Walking the Paths of the Warrior, Teacher, Healer, and Visionary Many years ago I studied with a remarkable woman named Angeles Arrien.  She teaches a path called The Four Fold Way which she describes as “an educational program to increase your respect for nature, each other, and enhance your ability to […]

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Affordable Care Act Helps Cancer Patients and Their Families

The Affordable Care Act helps cancer patients and their families in many ways. Download this free document from the American Cancer Society The Affordable Care Act: How It Helps People With Cancer and Their Families to learn how to get the care you need as well as your rights and protections under the new law.

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What Is The Secret To A Speedy Recovery After Breast Cancer Surgery?

Do you want to recover from breast cancer surgery more quickly? Get your strength and mobility back? How can you transform the side effects of breast cancer surgery? It’s pretty simple. Get back into movement and exercise. Watch the Video. Instead of doing nothing..which is what most surgeons recommend…Roll out your exercise mat, get to the gym, the physical therapist, the pilates studio, the yoga mat and move move move

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No Patient Should Ever Feel Alone | Free Personal Websites For Cancer Patients

A strong support community is critical for cancer patients, cancer survivors, friends and family members . Every day mylifeline.org provides free, personal websites to cancer patients and caregivers to easily connect with family and friends, because no patient should ever feel alone.

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American Ginseng May Relieve Cancer Fatigue | New Study

A new study* shows that American Ginseng may be the newest solution for relief of cancer related fatigue, the most common complaint of cancer patients.

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Cancer Related Fatigue May Be Relieved By Ganoderma Mushroom

Cancer Related Fatigue is one of the primary complaints of and is a short term and long term side effect of cancer patients both during and after cancer treatment. In a recent study* the spores of the widely used Chinese Medicinal Mushroom Ganoderma showed promise in alleviating fatigue in cancer survivors, particularly in breast cancer survivors taking Tamoxifen to block estrogen.

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