Coping With Cancer

  1. October 26, 2017

    10 Tips for Telling Your Children You Have Cancer

    10 Tips for Telling Your Children You Have Cancer
    Coping with a cancer diagnosis can be difficult. Should you tell your children or shouldn't you? Explore our top 10 tips for what to tell your children when you have cancer. Read more
  2. October 2, 2017

    Top 5 Breast Cancer Breakthroughs of 2017

    Top 5 Breast Cancer Breakthroughs of 2017
      Discover hope with our our top five breakthroughs in new breast cancer treatments or developments in potential markers and causes for 2017. Read them here. Read more
  3. September 6, 2017

    Aromatherapy and Chemotherapy: What You Need to Know

    Aromatherapy and Chemotherapy: What You Need to Know
    Can aromatherapy help cure cancer? Discover the facts about aromatherapy and chemotherapy. Read more
  4. August 1, 2017

    Mastectomy & Post Surgery Bra Hacks

    Mastectomy & Post Surgery Bra Hacks
    Thousands of women lament about not being able to find a bra after a mastectomy or breast surgery. Women who have been there are a great source for bra hacks. Discover helpful tips for selecting a bra from other survivors. Read more
  5. May 19, 2017

    Cancer and the Workplace

    Cancer and the Workplace
    The decision to return to work after cancer treatment or to work during treatment is a very personal one. The type of work that you do, the length of time that your treatment will last and the intensity of your side effects will all contribute to this decision.  Read more
  6. May 10, 2017

    Turmeric and Breast Cancer

    Turmeric and Breast Cancer
    Several animal studies suggest turmeric has therapeutic properties for different types of cancer including breast, colon, stomach, prostate, and lung. However, many experts suggest that turmeric does not live up to its medicinal hype.  Read more
  7. May 4, 2017

    3 Ways Cannabis Oil Helps Fight Breast Cancer

    3 Ways Cannabis Oil Helps Fight Breast Cancer
    Looking for alternative cancer treatments? Read Headcovers take on cannabis oil & how it can help fight breast cancer. Learn more online today! Read more
  8. April 26, 2017

    How to Grieve and Cope with Hair Loss

    How to Grieve and Cope with Hair Loss
    Issues with self esteem and anxiety can arise when experiencing hair loss, resulting in the need to grieve the loss of one's hair. Experiencing grief can help a person with hair loss to accept the loss and find ways to cope with their emotions and embrace their new look. Read more
  9. April 20, 2017

    Getting a Free Wig: American Cancer Society Wigs

    Getting a Free Wig: American Cancer Society Wigs
    The American Cancer Society has "Gift Closets" in the U.S., which provide free wigs for cancer patients who are unable to purchase them. Learn how to get yours now! Read more
  10. March 31, 2017

    Chemo Cooling Caps: Pros & Cons

    Chemo Cooling Caps: Pros & Cons
    Do cooling caps prevent hair loss? Headcovers is breaking down the pros & cons to chemo cooling caps so that you can make the best decision. Read more! Read more
  11. March 17, 2017

    10 Toxic Substances to Avoid During Chemo

    10 Toxic Substances to Avoid During Chemo
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  12. March 5, 2017

    Does Radiation Make You Lose Your Hair?

    Does Radiation Make You Lose Your Hair?
    Radiation is often used to target cancer in a specific area. Side effects can range from mild to severe and will differ from person to person. Will radiation make you lose your hair? Side effects in the treated area may include hair loss as well as skin irritation and sensitivities. Read more to learn about how radiation treatments may affect you. Read more
  13. February 9, 2017

    10 Holistic Habits for Cancer Recovery

    10 Holistic Habits for Cancer Recovery
    Multiple research studies have investigated the connection between lifestyle issues and cancer, analyzing diet, exercise, support, and stress management. While no evidence-based proof exists yet, many experts believe healthier living and holistic approaches have the potential to improve general health, energy levels, and overall well-being in cancer patients. Read more
  14. January 28, 2017

    3 Superpower Cancer Fighting Foods

    3 Superpower Cancer Fighting Foods
    Certain foods have vital nutrients that keep us going strong -- some super foods have even been shown to fight or help prevent cancer. Here are 3 of our favorite cancer-fighting super foods with quick, easy recipes that will keep you wanting more. Read more
  15. November 21, 2016

    Coping with Cancer During the Holidays

    Coping with Cancer During the Holidays
    The holiday season can be stressful for even the most healthy people. Adding a cancer diagnosis to the hustle and bustle of the holidays can seem overwhelming to say the least – but it doesn't have to be. With a little planning and an open mind, the holidays can be an enjoyable time for cancer patients and their families. Read more
  16. October 27, 2016

    12 Breast Cancer Quotes to Inspire You

    12 Breast Cancer Quotes to Inspire You
    Here are 12 beat cancer quotes that reflect the wide spectrum of people touched by breast cancer – mothers, daughters, wives, sisters, fathers, sons, husbands, and brothers – many of whom are well-known celebrities. We hope these kick cancer quotes provide inspiring positivity on your personal breast cancer journey. Read more
  17. October 7, 2016

    What is Chemo Brain?

    What is Chemo Brain?
    Studies show that the majority of cancer patients will experience some form of chemo brain during the course of treatment. Learn what chemo brain is, tips for managing and coping and post treatment strategies. Read more
  18. September 2, 2016

    What to Do When Your Hair Falls Out

    What to Do When Your Hair Falls Out
    Management of the symptoms of hair loss is an important part of helping relieve some of the emotional stressors that come with hair loss. Whether your hair loss is caused by chemotherapy treatments, alopecia, trichotillomania, or any other condition, there are a variety of ways that you can cope with your hair loss. Read more
  19. August 24, 2016

    Relaxation Techniques for Cancer Patients

    Relaxation Techniques for Cancer Patients
    Receiving a cancer diagnosis can come with an overwhelming amount of emotions and psychological stressors. Practicing techniques to help relax both your mind and body can help you cope with the emotional and physical stress of cancer diagnosis and treatment. Read more
  20. July 15, 2016

    Insomnia: Getting Sleep During Cancer Treatments

    Insomnia: Getting Sleep During Cancer Treatments
    Cancer treatments can often have an effect on your sleep cycle. Some patients find that taking certain drugs, side effects of medications, and the overall stress of having cancer can contribute to restlessness. Read more for tips on getting a good night's sleep during cancer or chemo treatments. Read more