Doubt and Hope

Articles

"Your Story will be Unique"

O Magazine, October, 2011, pp. 194-199, 236-241. Author: Katie Arnold-Ratliff

Breast Cancer "Stories of Hope"

This online resource from the American Cancer Society provides a series of encouraging stories of women with breast cancer.  Many will lift your spirits and help one to realize that you are not alone in this struggle against breast cancer.

"Anxiety, Fear, and Depression." An online instructive module from the American Cancer Society

This resource from the American Cancer Society provides insight for coping with fear, depression, or anxiety in the face of cancer.

Survivor Loneliness of Women Following Breast Cancer

  Oncology Nursing Forum. Vol. 36 No. 2. March 2009. Pp. 179-182. Rosedale, M.

Cancer and Fear: from the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

This module from the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship explores issues of fear regarding possible outcomes with cancer that all cancer survivors consider.

Coping With Fear of Recurrence

This writing from the American Society of Clinical Oncology's information website, known as Cancer .Net provides practical ideas for the fears associated with cancer that many Survivors face.

You Have the Right to be Hopeful

This essay from Elizabeth J. Clark,PhD, MSW explores a variety of issues that each cancer Survivor faces as one contemplates the effects of cancer on one's life.  You will find this essay somewhat longer than other pieces, but thought-provoking and hopeful for your future.

The Possibility of Joy: How Breast Cancer Changed My Life

This article, written by Hilene Flanzbaum was published in O Magazine in 2007. 

Survivor Loneliness of Women Following Breast Cancer

Oncology Nursing Forum, Volume 36, # 2, March, 2009, pp.175-183    Author: Rosedale, Mary

Managing Uncertainty- Part I: Background

Oncology Times, Volume 33, # 19, October 10, 2011, p. 31.   Author: Harpham, Wendy S.

Managing Uncertainty (Part 2): Serenity

Oncology Times, Volume 33, # 21, November 10, 2011, pp. 41-42.  Author: Harpham, Wendy S.

Managing Uncertainty ( Part 3 ): Hope

Oncology Times, Volume 33, # 22, November 25, 2011, pp. 40-41.   Author: Harpham, Wendy S.