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Spiritual Needs

  • Can Optimism Make a Difference in Your Life?
    A growing number of scientific studies indicate that optimistic people tend to live longer and have better physical and mental health than pessimistic people.
  • Coping Through Spirituality and Prayer
    Some studies have shown that prayer and worship service attendance may lower stress and improve immune function. Research looking at people with cancer found that religion helped them to overcome fears, have a better understanding of death and dying, and find hope, meaning in life, and peace of mind.
  • Coping with Cancer Through Mind, Body, Spirit, and Emotions
    You can find many ways to cope with stress. The goal of each approach, whether it be coping skills or relaxation techniques, is to bring you from a place of tension to a place of serenity - mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
  • Lifestyle Choices for Cancer Survivors
    Life as a cancer survivor can be as rich and rewarding as you decide to make it. In fact, increased awareness of mortality is all some people need to feel more alive than ever.
  • Spirituality in Cancer Care (PDQ®)
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the influence of spirituality and religion on individuals who have cancer. Various approaches for management and intervention are discussed.