Monthly Archives: July 2014

4 ways to be a friend to someone with cancer

You talk to your best friend about everything—big things, little things and anything in between. But when they receive a cancer diagnosis, you may be at a loss for words. Cancer isn’t just impacting your friend’s life, but it affects … Continue reading

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What to listen to on your next trip

Looking for something to listen to on your next road trip? You can now hear audio narrations of our most popular blog posts and website articles on a new app called Umano. Remember books on tape? This is like that—only … Continue reading

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How recreation can be therapeutic during your cancer journey

Since 1984, National Therapeutic Recreation Week has been celebrated the second week of July. Its purpose is to raise awareness and educate communities about activities available to boost the wellness of people living with physical, mental or emotional challenges. Therapeutic recreation is … Continue reading

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Blogging, a journal of experience

After I was initially diagnosed with infiltrating (invasive) breast cancer, I began searching out information. I mean, I had to think about it. I had to find out more, right? The doctor’s appointments were scheduled quickly, but it was still … Continue reading

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Clinical pathways in cancer care

The number of cancer survivors in the United States continues to increase. Concurrently, the focus of the U.S. health care system is shifting towards the value of care patients receive. To us in the cancer community, this means focusing on … Continue reading

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