Category Archives: Living with Cancer

I’m not SHOUTING – I just want my voice to be heard

Guest blogger, Kay Johnson, CML survivor You’re used to making decisions. You multi-task while leading others in your job. Suddenly, you’re being told the decisions; you’re excruciatingly tired and weak; you can barely decide what to have for dinner. That … Continue reading

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Breast cancer tests more than just physical strength

Breast cancer is much more than just the physical. Breast cancer (and any other type of cancer) can also mean emotional distress, fear and uncertainty about the future, grief and financial stress. A USA Today article published last week explains the emotional toll … Continue reading

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There’s nothing like a home-cooked meal — especially one to help a friend!

Have you ever wanted to help a friend living with cancer but weren’t sure how? MealTrain.com SM is a free, easy to use online calendar that allows caregivers and friends to schedule and organize the delivery of home-cooked meals to … Continue reading

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October in Maine: crisp air, autumn leaves–and the Dempsey Challenge!

Last weekend was a great weekend to be outside and enjoy autumn weather—especially in Lewiston, Maine, where the Cancer Support Community and three other nonprofits represented Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer initiative. To raise vital funds for a local organization called … Continue reading

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Health insurance marketplaces open for business

As we have discussed, today is the day that the Health Insurance Marketplaces open so that consumers can compare plans and shop for affordable insurance coverage. The Marketplaces will make health insurance coverage available to the 48 million Americans who are … Continue reading

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