LGBT Cancer — Survivor Tips — Tip 10

By on Saturday, June 14th, 2008

No. 10: Your attitude and beliefs are your most powerful weapon against
I believe that deeply. There have been studies that show when you are happy
and engaged and positive, your immune system is at its strongest. When you
are depressed or unhappy, your immune system is weakened.  “The more you live your life, the more life you will have to live (an OutWithCancer phrase) ”

One of ten tips from Hamilton Jordan, the former White House chief of staff for President Jimmy Carter, a well-known force in the health community. During the past 24 years he battled four different forms of cancer and urged cancer patients to empower themselves with information.

Categories : LGBT Cancer, Prevention


  1. Lesbian cancer patients and survivors: Participate in a CD ROM about sexuality and intimacy in women after cancer. Interviews are being videotaped on Saturday, October 25th in Culver City. Contact Leslie at cancervivr@aol.com if you would like to have your voice heard.

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