Finding Some Calm In The Storm

Making positive lifestyle changes requires courage, honesty, reflection, and the not-so-simple ability to be aware of the choices you make every hour of every day.

This Mindset Toolkit supports the information and guidance you receive in the Mindset Module of the Anticancer Lifestyle Program. The resources on this page will help you make lasting lifestyle changes that will decrease inflammation and enhance your immune system’s ability to fight disease.

Expert Q&A

Expert Q&A, 3/1/2022: Margaret Fletcher, Mindfulness Instructor

How can you stop fixating on the constant that every new pain and ache signals a return of cancer? How to come down from a hyper-vigilant job when your shift is over? Is there such a thing as “good�…

Articles & Research

Comprehensive summary of the benefits of mindfulness for cancer

Evidence for the Role of Mindfulness in Cancer: Benefits and Techniques Mindfulness is being used increasingly in various aspects of cancer management.

Expert Q&A

Expert Q&A, 11/7/2021: Margaret Fletcher, Mindfulness Instructor

Do you have advice for leveraging mindfulness during annual cancer check tests? What can you do when your racing thoughts seem to be overwhelming? Can stress cause cancer? Can meditation show up in th…

Expert Q&A

Expert Q&A, 04/2021: Margaret Fletcher, Mindfulness Instructor

I’ve found it harder to practice during this past COVID year. Is that normal? Sometimes when I sit quietly, it seems like all the “bad stuff” comes up in my mind.

Articles & Research

Cognitive behavioral therapy reduces risk of mortality for breast cancer patients

In a study published in the journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, researchers Stagl et al found that women with breast cancer treated with cognitive behavioral therapy not only benefited from …

Articles & Research

Possible connection between stress and cancer recurrence

A study described by the National Cancer Institute suggests that stress hormones may wake up dormant cancer cells that remain in the body after treatment.

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