Category Archives: Cancer Support

Understanding the impact of cancer on caregivers

Whether you love this holiday or completely despise it, Valentine’s Day is this Saturday. If you’re a person who loves Valentine’s Day, this is a day to celebrate love and companionship. But when your Valentine is living with cancer and … Continue reading

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Remembering that cancer is “not beyond us”

Today is World Cancer Day, an opportunity to raise awareness of cancer and its impact on local communities all over the globe. This year’s theme is “Not Beyond Us.” This tagline can be interpreted and applied in a few different … Continue reading

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Advice for the newly diagnosed: Tips for you, by you

Getting advice (whether you wanted it or not) happens almost daily—from friends, family members, doctors and even well-intentioned strangers. This is especially true when there is a cancer diagnosis. But sometimes, the best advice is the advice you wish someone … Continue reading

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Support from a distance- 5 tips for long-distance caregivers

In the United States, families are often spread all over—sometimes on opposite coasts or in opposite climates. This can present challenges when someone in the family is diagnosed with cancer and everyone can’t be where they want to be at … Continue reading

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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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