Monthly Archives: September 2014

A hidden battle in the cancer journey

A recent study published in Lancet found that three-quarters of cancer patients who are clinically depressed do not receive the therapy they need, creating a “huge unmet need.” The study argued that although depression is widely overlooked, treatment would cost … Continue reading

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The Power of Your Words

This week’s guest blogger is Susan Meyn, LPC, a support group facilitator for the Cancer Support Community’s online support groups. For more information on receiving online cancer support, click here.  “Simple”; “available”; “inexpensive”; “helpful”—these descriptors tell us a lot about … Continue reading

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Shining the Light on MPNs

This month marks the recognition of ovarian cancer, prostate cancer, childhood cancer, leukemia, lymphoma and thyroid cancer. But, did you also know that tomorrow is a day of awareness and recognition for a rarer group of cancers? Each year, about … Continue reading

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Is it in the Family? The Link Between Cancer & Genetics

Do you know about the link between cancer and genetics? Perhaps you have heard the term “BRCA genes” on the news or read it in health magazines. Perhaps you have heard of women electing to have mastectomies in order to … Continue reading

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