Author Archives: Guest Blogger

When men get breast cancer

To kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this week’s guest blogger is Darrell Skaggs, a breast cancer survivor from Indiana. Darrell’s story reminds us that breast cancer affects us all and does not discriminate. I work in the Security/Safety department … 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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5 ways to help a friend with cancer

This week’s blog is from our friends at MyLifeLine.org. The mission of MyLifeLine.org Cancer Foundation is to empower cancer patients and caregivers to build an online support community through free, personalized websites. MyLifeLine.org is the only personal website service that consolidates … Continue reading

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Learning to ask for help

We all have flaws. Opening with a sentence like that should warn you that I am about to admit one of mine. So, here is my admission—I can be stubborn. I am one of those spontaneous, “get it done” kind … 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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