Author Archives: Sarah Vammen

5 tips for coping with loss during the holidays

The phrase “the most wonderful time of the year” is synonymous with the holiday season. There is even a classic holiday song by the same name. But, for anyone dealing with the loss of a loved one, the holidays can often … Continue reading

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Elevating the Patient Voice: 3 things we learned from Cancer Experience Registry data

Since its launch in March 2013, the Cancer Support Community has asked people impacted by any type or stage of cancer to share the issues and concerns that defined their cancer journey with the Cancer Experience Registry. As of today, … 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 day of awareness and recognition for a rarer group of cancers? Each year, about 14,500 … Continue reading

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3 tips for traveling with cancer

If you’re living with cancer or are a caregiver to a loved one with cancer, a weekend getaway this Labor Day may not only seem frivolous, but also completely impossible! However, taking a small time out from this scary and … Continue reading

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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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