Category Archives: Cancer Support

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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How Does Exercise Combat Depression?

A cancer diagnosis can be difficult to handle. Cancer affects your physical body as well as your attitudes, thoughts or feelings. You may experience a range of emotions like fear, anger, sadness and helplessness. When these feelings interfere with daily … Continue reading

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A hidden battle in the cancer journey

A recent study published in Lancet found that three-quarters of cancer patients who are clinically depressed do not receive the therapy they need, creating a “huge unmet need.” The study argued that although depression is widely overlooked, treatment would cost … 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 The mission of Cancer Foundation is to empower cancer patients and caregivers to build an online support community through free, personalized websites. is the only personal website service that consolidates … Continue reading

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