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    Living With Cancer: National Cancer Survivors Day

Mayo Clinic Women's Cancer Program quilt30th annual National Cancer Survivors Day
Sunday, June 4, is the 30th annual National Cancer Survivors Day, which the organizers describe as "a celebration for those who have survived, an inspiration for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of support for families and an outreach to the community." This worldwide celebration of life features activities in hundreds of communities around the world. Learn more about the National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation and find events in your area. Thank you to the Mayo Clinic Women's Cancer Program for use of this image of one of their quilts, which pay tribute to women with breast or gynecologic cancer.

Take steps to let nature help you heal
Focusing on the little things that nature offers can relax your body and take your mind off what's stressing you. Here are some easy ways to let the healing power of nature into your life.

Lung cancer: Alternative medicine
Complementary and alternative lung cancer treatments can't cure your cancer. But these practices and treatments often can be combined with your doctor's care to help relieve signs and symptoms. Learn how acupuncture, hypnosis and other alternative treatments may help you.