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5 Things I Learned from Surviving Leukemia and Becoming A Cancer Therapist is my summary of the essential things everyone needs to know, from diagnosis through survivorship.  When I talk to people who are coping with the turmoil of a cancer diagnosis, I always find myself telling them these same 5 things.  Use this worksheet to jump-start your journey to health! 

The New Anatomy of Cancer was a special Health Issue of The New York Times Magazine published on May 12, 2016 that focused on medicine's current understanding of cancer — how it works, how to diagnose it and how to treat it — and how it has been changing drastically. 

10 Things I Learned About Living From Studying People Who Almost Died is an article by Kelly Turner, PhD that outlines her suggestions for ways that you can take control and contribute to living your best life through a cancer diagnosis.  

The Neuroscience of Meditation.  The study of contemplative practices that extend back thousands of years show a multitude of benefits for both body and mind.  From the November 2014 issue of Scientific American. 

Why Jon Kabat-Zinn thinks Mindfulness has a big future.  Zinn recruited chronically ill patients not responding well to traditional treatments to participate in an eight week stress-reduction program called Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR).  Zinn explains why mindfulness has entered the mainstream of health care, scientific study, and public policy. 

The Healing Power of Mindfulness.  Leading health care professionals have seen the evidence that mindfulness is profoundly healing, and they’re taking it right into the middle of the American health care system, from prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, through cure, palliative care, and even health administration and medical training. 

The Mindful Revolution.  Finding peace in a stressed-out, digitally dependent culture may just be a matter of thinking differently.  The February 3, 2014 issue of TIME looks at the science of finding focus in a multitasking culture.