Category Archives: Living with Cancer

RECAP: 4 things you should know about metastatic breast cancer

October, as most people know, is widely recognized as breast cancer awareness month. As the official breast cancer awareness month color, we see pink nearly everywhere we go this month to help raise awareness for this disease, which is diagnosed … Continue reading

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3 tips for traveling with cancer

If you’re living with cancer or are a caregiver to a loved one with cancer, a weekend getaway this Labor Day may not only seem frivolous, but also completely impossible! However, taking a small time out from this scary and … 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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How recreation can be therapeutic during your cancer journey

Since 1984, National Therapeutic Recreation Week has been celebrated the second week of July. Its purpose is to raise awareness and educate communities about activities available to boost the wellness of people living with physical, mental or emotional challenges. Therapeutic recreation is … Continue reading

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When the cancer journey meets Hollywood

It is not uncommon to turn on your TV to a new show or movie featuring a character facing a cancer diagnosis. Think of the shows The Big C and Chasing Life or the movies 50/50, The Bucket List, and … Continue reading

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