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Connection Between Stress And Cancer Recovery

You know that stress and cancer recovery are deeply connected. But do you know how stressed you are and where is your stress coming...
Isolation during stem cell transplant for cancer

37 Days Isolation: After Stem Cell Transplant For Cancer

Dubai-based Cancer Thriver Anand Soni underwent autologous stem cell transplant for cancer after he was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma in Dec 2012. As part...

Being Cancer

As a cancer patient, you're always looking out for stories of cancer survivors and cancer thrivers to give you courage and hope. Cancer Thriver,...

The Legacy of Menla: Tibetan Medicine and Cancer

Two young filmmakers go on a journey of discovery, following an Tibetan Medicine expert as he treats people with cancer.

Healing and the Mind: By Bill Moyers – The Mind-Body Connection...

Just how much does our “mind” control the physical health of our body? Do the emotions we feel have any effect on our immune system? Science is beginning to scratch at the surface of these questions.

What You Really Must Know About Stress (1 of 3)

An essential introduction for anyone who wants to understand the deeper relationship between stress, illness and healing.

What You Really Must Know About Stress (2 of 3)

An overview of the 5 Levels of Being and the corresponding 5 Stressors.

Breast Cancer Thriver Sherri Lynn Completes Avon Walk in 9 Cities

Sherri Lynn completed her ninth and final Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in September.

Living Life With Love, Laughter And Stage 4 Cancer: Charlotte Kitley...

Charlotte Kitley narrates her life story to inspire people who are in a similar position. "Never give up" she says.

How Hypnotherapy Approaches Cancer

Hypnotherapy is being used more and more, even for illnesses like Cancer. A practicing Hypnotherapist tells us how this powerful approach can complement mainstream cancer treatment.
Is There A Cancer-Prone Personality?

Is There A Cancer-Prone Personality? (1 of 3)

Research suggests that many cancer patients, especially those with a poor prognosis, show some common traits, called 'Type C' behaviour patterns.
positive message for a cancer patient

Positive Thinking And Cancer Survival: Is There A Link?

Positive thinking and cancer survival are deeply connected. Our language and mindset about cancer reflects how we see cancer. The negative vocabulary around the...

Celebrity Thriver: Lance Armstrong (Testicular Cancer)

World champion cyclist, Lance Armstrong seemed invincible till he was diagnosed with testicular cancer
Homeopathy for cancer,

Homeopathy For Cancer: Does It Work?

How does Homeopathy view and address cancer? Dr. Tejaswini Kulkarni-Bhat, a leading Mumbai-based homeopath provides guidance.

The Last Lecture: Randy Pausch (Pancreatic Cancer)

Inspiring talk by Randy Pausch, diagnosed with terminal cancer, speaking about the important things in life.

Brian’s Song: Movie Review

Brian's Song is an outstanding film which portrays the value of true friendship and unyielding support during the difficult cancer journey

Celebrity Thriver: Kylie Minogue (Breast Cancer)

Australian actress and chart-busting singer, Kylie Minogue was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005. She underwent treatment and returned to her singing career in just a couple of months.

Celebrity Thriver: Geoffrey Boycott (Throat Cancer)

Former England batsman and cricket commentator Geoffrey Boycott was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2002 but returned as a commentator in 2004. His fellow commentators state that his illness has altered his voice and led to a more pleasant personality!

Celebrity Thriver: Yuvraj Singh (Lung Cancer)

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh's cancer journey was covered extensively in the media. Yuvi's openness on social media also lead him to receive an enormous amount of support from his fans and well-wishers.

Audacity of Hope: Breast Cancer Thriver With An Iron Will (1...

When facing a difficult cancer journey, the best way to remain hopeful is to read real examples of courageous people (like Rupa) who have experienced and overcome their illness. We bring you Part 1 of her inspiring story.

Healing and the Mind – Wounded Healers (6 of 6)

In the final instalment of the series, Bill Moyers gives us an inside view of a successful holistic and integrated program for cancer patients.

Major Improvements In Treating Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Now, Hodgkin lymphoma is considered one of the most curable cancers due to rapid and successful advancements in treatments and diagnosis.

Healing and the Mind: By Bill Moyers – The Mystery Of...

Will we continue writing off every approach to treatment other than Western medicine when it could possibly give us a fighting chance at a longer and healthier life?

The Cost of Cancer: Are You Prepared? (1 of 5)

Cancer is a very expensive disease and can throw your family's long-term plans awry. Renowned financial planner Lovaii Navlakhi tells us 4 ways to be better prepared for such a crisis.

Surviving Hospitalisation: Befriend Your Doctor (7 of 7)

How you relate with doctors can make a big difference to your hospital stay. Here are some tips.

Surviving Hospitalisation: Carry Your Necessities (6 of 7)

The essentials you need to pack to make your hospital stay bearable, maybe even pleasant!

Surviving Hospitalisation: Make the stay pleasant (5 of 7)

Hospital stays can be tough. Here are a few pointers to make your hospitalisation better.

How To Play The Doosra With A Straight Bat: An Open...

A message for Yuvraj Singh and all the brave ‘thrivers’ everywhere, who are grappling with this game-changer called cancer.

Surviving Hospitalisation: Bonding with nurses and roommates (4 of 7)

Hospital stays can be tough. Here are a few pointers to make your hospitalisation better.

Surviving Hospitalisation: Think Small (3 of 7)

How to prepare when it is time to check in to the hospital

Surviving Hospitalisation: The First Trip (2 of 7)

The first scary trip to the hospital, and how to deal with it

Cancer Survivors, Victims, or Thrivers: What Will You Be?

People use the generic phrase "cancer patient" to describe those affected by cancer, irrespective of their stage or condition. Sometimes "cancer survivors" is also...

Conventional Cancer Treatment: Cancer Basics (Part 4 of 4)

Mainstream (allopathic) cancer treatments include surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and biotherapy.
Stages of cancer: TNM staging

Stages of Cancer: Cancer Basics (Part 2 of 4)

Accurate staging of cancer is crucial for the appropriate treatment to be prescribed. Here is an introduction to simplify and de-mystify the stage of your cancer.

The Cost Of Cancer: Time To Reclaim Your Life! (5 of...

Financial planner Lovaii Navlakhi offers surprising advice for life after cancer: Focus on creating a healthy lifstyle first, work next and money last!

The Cost Of Cancer: How To Make Your Claim (4...

Lovaii Navlakhi shares valuable guidelines on how to make a smooth and hassle-free claim for your medical and critical illness insurance.

Lessons from an EFT practitioner: Jasmine Bharathan (3 of 3)

Jasmine Bharatan shares specific tips for cancer patients and additional resources that you can use.

How to use EFT for cancer: Jasmine Bharathan (2 of 3)

Jasmine Bharatan shares 4 case studies on how EFT/ Tapping have helped clients with cancer.
cancer thrivers way of life

Cancer Thrivers Create ‘The New Normal’

Surviving cancer - the five things that successful thrivers do, which you can learn from.

Let’s All Laugh about Cancer!

A compilation of some jokes about Cancer!

Reflexology And Cancer Care

From chemotherapy to symptom management and from post-operative to palliative care, research demonstrates reflexology's effectiveness in alleviating pain, relieving anxiety, easing nausea and more for cancer patients

Hoops & Dreams: Kids Have A Ball!

A playful activity for children with cancer, turns into an impromptu basketball game where everyone joins in!

Here Comes the Sun

A few light-hearted funnies about cancer!

Outrunning Cancer: Nitin Tolani Helms Terry Fox Run in Bangalore

The Terry Fox Run is an annual, non-competitive charity event held in numerous regions around the world in commemoration of Canadian cancer activist Terry Fox, and his Marathon of Hope, and to raise money for cancer research. Nitin Tolani, a bone-cancer thriver has made it his mission to bring it to Bangalore.

Love Story: Movie Review

"Love means never having to say sorry". Watch this classic, touching movie about the joy of young love and the pain of eternal separation.

Diet, Vipassana & Yoga For Cancer Treatment: Jeroo Mulla’s Story ...

In this 2nd article, Jeroo talks us through her 'maintenance' diet and shares those all important dietary "do's" and "don'ts"!

Diet, Vipassana & Yoga for Cancer Treatment: Jeroo Mulla’s Story (1...

How Jeroo Mulla's radical diet therapy, combined with yoga & meditation helped her become a Cancer Thriver!

Back To School After Cancer: Tejas’ Story

Sandhya Sharad shares the story of Tejas Kumar, a young cancer survivor who overcame many odds to succeed in school.

Anand: Movie Review

In laughter, he breathes his last. This is the story of Anand, who turned his cancer into a joyous experience that touched many lives.

The Cost of Cancer: An Unexpected Visitor (3 of 5)

What happens when “C” arrives unexpectedly and you have no medical insurance or critical illness cover? What then?

The Cost of Cancer: Critical Illness Cover (2 of 5)

A conversation with Financial Planner, Lovaii Navlakhi, gives you the must-know information about the critical illness cover; a must-have if you have a family history of cancer.

Come, laugh with us!

Take a break with these lighthearted jokes and powerful quote.

Tibetan Medicine For Cancer: An Interview With Dr. Dorjee Rapten Neshar...

Tibetan Medicine expert, Dr. Dorjee Rapten Neshar answers questions about Cancer. 2nd in a series of two articles.

Tibetan Medicine For Cancer: An Interview With Dr. Dorjee Rapten Neshar...

Tibetan Medicine expert, Dr. Dorjee Rapten Neshar answers questions about Cancer. 1st in a series of two articles.

The Joy of Caring: Magic In Your Hands!

Cancer is a disease which affects your mind more than your body. In such a situation how do you help people to deal with it? One answer to this very difficult question is, Care. The act of giving care.

Mind Over Matter: The Placebo Effect In Healing

The awesome technology of modern medicine casts an image of such great potency and knowledge that it is hard to believe our individual resources can make much difference to the healing process. Here's a documented anecdote that says otherwise!

Think Positive, Live Longer

Research shows that optimists live longer after their cancer diagnosis, irrespective of other crucial factors like stage of disease and type of cancer.

Is There A Cancer-Prone Personality? (3 of 3)

'Hope' Vs. 'Dread': The key to Carl & Stephanie Simonton's successful approach to Cancer, based on Relaxation and Positive Mental Imagery.

Cancer As A Turning Point (Lawrence LeShan): Book Review

A landmark book about how cancer can trigger a change of direction, leading to a happier, more fulfilled and healthier life. It includes powerful exercises which help patients create a healing program for themselves.

Cancer And The Human Spirit: How Positive Thoughts Can Help Heal

An inspiring and insightful story by Katie Gill from the book: Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II.

The Glow of Life: Vimala Francis (Breast Cancer)

Meet this inspiring woman (Vimala Francis) who says "Dying is inevitable. But when life gives you a chance, why not take it and do your part?"

Partnering To Heal: Can Marital Conflict Lower Immunity?

Marital stress following cancer diagnosis and treatment can adversely affect the immune system and slow down healing. Research confirms this and the results are compelling.

‘The Journey’ By Brandon Bays: A Powerful Way To Heal

Not expressing emotions can add up over time and cause illness. Our featured expert Lalitha Mathew shares how the Journey process can help to release these long-held emotions and bring about healing.

Pink Hope: Together against Breast Cancer

Support groups are beacons of hope and confidence for people suffering from cancer. Here's one in Bangalore!

The Bucket List: Movie Review

Tragic, comic and ultimately, an inspiring movie about the choices we can make to look at terminal illness in another light.

Ode To The White Blood Cell

This little poem was written by Daisy and Jessica Mash as a eulogy to the white blood cell, the front-line defender of our Immune system.

Power of Confession: Relieve Stress & Improve Immunity

Sharing your feelings about traumatic events may be difficult, but it can lead to significant health benefits.

Let Cancer Show You A New Path

We ask you to honour cancer, not fight it. Can you see cancer as a gift: an opportunity to discover yourselves, to appreciate what truly matters and to live life differently, than before.

Uncover Spiritual Stressors

Every difficult life event brings spiritual stress with it. Here's how to make sense of it, and transition into a new equilibrium of health and wellness.

Uncover Systemic Stressors

Is the health of your closest relationships affecting your health? What are some of your negative relationship patterns and how you can repair them.

Uncover Emotional Stressors

Where do negative emotions come from? What are the emotional patterns that create distress in your life?

Uncover Mental Stressors

What core beliefs are holding your healing back? How can you disable that nagging self-talk and make space for your Inner Coach?

Uncover Physical Stressors

Discover what your physical stressors may be, and how you can turn them into strengths.

What You Really Must Know About Stress (3 of 3)

See exactly how stress affects us inside the body. Learn what happens when we are in 'stressful' and 'restful' states.

Caregiver Lessons: Relationship As A Path to Wholeness (6 of 6)

How to 'reclaim your power' and learn the 'growth' lessons you need to learn.

Caregiver Lessons: Don’t Slide Into Co-dependence (5 of 6)

How to break free of the co-dependence trap.

Caregiver Lessons: From Pain to Transformation (4 of 6)

Caring as a painful, yet powerful growth opportunity

Caregiver Lessons: Acknowledge and Accept the Struggle (3 of 6)

Reaching out for support while dealing with the fear and pain.
Healing cancer naturally

The Cancer Rosetta: How Different Healing Systems Understand Cancer

Powerful and unique insights to help you 'decode' cancer.

Caregiver Lessons: Eat To Live, Not Live To Eat (2 of...

Finding the 'sweet spot' when it comes to dietary and life-style changes.
Cervical Cancer Causes

What Causes Cervical Cancer: Mental & Emotional Triggers To Consider

In cervical cancer, look into what societal norms you follow and what beliefs you have inherited from your family.

What Causes Colo-Rectal Cancer: Mental and Emotional Triggers To Consider

What kind of emotional and mental patterns can trigger colon cancer?
Early signs of leukemia

What Causes Leukemia & Lymphoma: Mental & Emotional Triggers To Consider

Diving into some deeper issues and questions about why blood cancers arise.
signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer

What Causes Pancreatic Cancer: Mental & Emotional Triggers To Consider

Insight into the formation of one of the most feared cancers; pancreatic cancer.
ovarian cancer

What Causes Ovarian Cancer: Mental & Emotional Triggers To Consider

If you have ovarian cancer, asking the right questions about these areas in your life may help you get insights about what may have...

Learn EFT with Gary Craig

Emotional Freedom Techniques are gaining increasing popularity around the world for quick and immediate relief from emotional and physical problems. Let us understand it...

Cancer Compass

A popular forum for discussions about the various issues around cancer. Cancer Compass is a forum where you can discover and share cancer-related information...
What is stomach cancer

What Causes Stomach Cancer: Mental & Emotional Triggers To Consider

This article looks at stomach cancer through a psychological and energetic lens and offers questions for introspection, that can contribute to recovery.

What To Eat When You Have Cancer

"Diet is a major contributor in 35% of all cancers" says Dr. Richard Doll in his book, Causes of Cancer. This, by the way,...
how stress causes immunity

How Stress Causes Illness: PsychoNeuroImmunology

The emerging science which shows how stress causes illness and why that is important for cancer patients.

What Causes Breast Cancer: Mental & Emotional Triggers To Consider

Have you wondered why you have breast cancer? Modern medicine probably hasn't given you a satisfactory explanation. Here are some other perspectives for you to consider.

Research Suggests Cancer Is A Modern (And Man-made) Disease

Environmental and lifestyle factors are the most likely causes of cancer, according to a new study, which finds little evidence of the disease in ancient times.

An Empowering Way To See Cancer

"When we change our language, we change our mindset". If you have cancer or know someone with cancer, here are a few ways to look at cancer differently ... and powerfully.

Cancer Forums

Great source for answers to the most common cancer questions.

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT): Tap Your Way To Health

Learn the basics of EFT or Emotional Freedom Technique and deal with the emotional strain of going through cancer or providing care to someone...

Guided Imagery Improves Cancer Survival Rates

Guided imagery and hypnotherapy strengthen immunity

Maria Claudia’s Win Over Breast Cancer Using Complementary Therapies

52-year-old Maria Claudia White's story of overcoming breast cancer

Support Groups Can Double Cancer Survival Rates

In 1989, Dr. David Spiegel discovered that among breast cancer patients, women who received social support lived twice as long as the women who did not.

Holistic & Integrated Approaches Can Support Chemotherapy: NCCAM

Healing results from treating the 'whole person' with an effective combination of different healing systems.

Caregiver Lessons: Wear Your Oxygen Mask First (1 of 6)

To give care, you need to take care of yourself first.

Caregiver Lessons: Introduction

There's lots of help for people going through cancer, but very little for their care-givers. This series of articles provides a map and some valuable tips!

Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA)

CPAA is one of India's leading cancer support organisations. It is very active in providing a range of services in the 'Total Management of Cancer'.

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