Category Archives: Cancer Support

Taking charge of scars: The emerging art of mastectomy tattoos

After being diagnosed with breast cancer, millions of women are faced with the tough decision of undergoing a mastectomy or lumpectomy, in addition to other forms of treatment like chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Following these surgeries, which leave women with … Continue reading

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What do I tell the Kids?

“Any emotion is ok. Don’t try to be perfect. Fail a little, prevail a little. Get through it best you can.” So begins the advice of a parent and lymphoma caregiver. Coping with cancer and being a parent both are … Continue reading

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Life after treatment: Creating a new normal

Once the fight against cancer is won, a new journey begins. People don’t always talk about life after cancer. The stories and movies tend to focus on the treatment. After treatment is over, the story is over and life appears … Continue reading

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Make this a #CSCEmpower-ing Summer

How much of a difference can someone make in a month? That’s the question we’re asking you this July. For one month, CSC will be displaying a banner in a window at Rockefeller Plaza, New York to inform people of … Continue reading

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What you need to know when you attend your first support group

Today’s guest blog is from Renata Sledge, MSW, LCSW. Renata is the Program Director for the Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis. “I walked into group knowing I needed to feel not so alone, but not sure that group … Continue reading

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