Category Archives: Cancer Support

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 MyLifeLine.org. The mission of MyLifeLine.org Cancer Foundation is to empower cancer patients and caregivers to build an online support community through free, personalized websites. MyLifeLine.org is the only personal website service that consolidates … Continue reading

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Living with Cancer & Raising Teenagers: 5 Questions for Authors Marc & Maya Silver

Marc and Maya Silver, a father-daughter duo, co-wrote the book My Parent Has Cancer and It Really Sucks. When Maya’s mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, she decided to collaborate with her father to provide an all-encompassing resource for families … Continue reading

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