I Can Cope Online

For a quick, easy way to learn important facts and practical tips about cancer and related issues, participate in our interactive online program, I Can Cope—Online. There is never any charge to participate, and you set the pace—whenever and wherever is most convenient for you.Stop when you need to, come back later, and pick up where you left off. Run through basic information quickly or go slowly, stop to watch videos, or follow links to more detailed information when you like. You can even skip around to the sections you are most interested in.

No registration is required. Just click on any title from the following list.

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Learning About Cancer

More than one million people get cancer each year. More and more people continue to survive cancer because of better treatments and earlier diagnosis.

Managing the Effects of Illness and Treatment

Some people have side effects from cancer treatment while others don’t have any. This is because every person responds to treatment differently. Many side effects of treatment can be managed or treated.

Relieving Cancer Pain

If you are concerned about cancer pain, you should know that pain can be treated.

Mobilizing Resources and Support

When diagnosed with cancer, many people find they need to ask for and accept help or support. This can include support from friends, family, or community resources.

Managing Cancer-related Fatigue

Fatigue is when someone does not have enough energy to do the things he or she wants to do. Fatigue is the most common side effect of cancer and cancer treatment. In fact, about 90% of cancer patients receiving treatment have fatigue.

Exploring Self-Esteem and Intimacy

The diagnosis of cancer is likely to be stressful not only for you, but also for your spouse or partner. This stress can affect emotional and physical intimacy.

Nutrition and Physical Activity After Treatment

Everyone can benefit from living a healthy lifestyle. Making good dietary and physical activity choices may be especially helpful for people after cancer treatment, when the body is recovering and may need an extra boost.

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Keeping Well in Mind, Body, and Spirit

The concept of wellness encourages people to focus on the whole person and how the mind, body, and spirit work together to achieve a sense of well-being.