Category Archives: Cancer Support

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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Learning to ask for help

We all have flaws. Opening with a sentence like that should warn you that I am about to admit one of mine. So, here is my admission—I can be stubborn. I am one of those spontaneous, “get it done” kind … Continue reading

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4 ways to be a friend to someone with cancer

You talk to your best friend about everything—big things, little things and anything in between. But when they receive a cancer diagnosis, you may be at a loss for words. Cancer isn’t just impacting your friend’s life, but it affects … Continue reading

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