Author Archives: Sarah Vammen

Doctor Priorities vs. Patient Priorities

For a doctor, the number one priority is treating the patient’s illness. But for patients, their number one priority isn’t always their disease. A disease is just one part of someone’s life. So, what happens when your priorities and your … Continue reading

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Tips for long-distance caregivers

When someone you love is diagnosed with cancer, it’s normal to feel at a loss for how you should react and what you can do to help. But when someone you love has cancer, and you live far away from … Continue reading

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10 actions you can take to improve your quality of life

There is no right or wrong way to deal with cancer, but there are actions you can take while dealing with cancer that can help you to feel in control during your cancer journey. Below is an excerpt from The … Continue reading

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Common emotional concerns for people impacted by cancer

Hearing the word “cancer” from a doctor often unleashes a flood of emotions, concerns and fears that can be difficult to process and manage. In addition to worrying about managing your physical symptoms, cancer can often cause emotional symptoms that … Continue reading

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Tips for staying healthy during flu season

The winter months bring shorter days and cooler temperatures. Most people associate this season with celebrations and holidays, but it is important to remember that it is also influenza (flu) season. Seasonal flu is a contagious illness caused by a … Continue reading

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