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The benefits of exercise during treatment

Even though exercising may feel impossible during treatment, it is extremely important and may help with long term recovery. When you are newly diagnosed, so many other things related to health tend to take priority. But, over the years a … Continue reading

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What you need to know when you attend your first support group

Today’s guest blog is from Renata Sledge, MSW, LCSW. Renata is the Program Director for the Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis. “I walked into group knowing I needed to feel not so alone, but not sure that group … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Mothers

Today’s blog is from Judy Pearson. Judy has written nearly two decades worth of newspaper and magazine articles, and has published three books. In 2014, she was named one the most inspirational women in Chicago. A triple-negative breast cancer survivor, she … Continue reading

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Preventing cancer—it’s in the numbers

Today’s guest blog, in honor of National Cancer Prevention Month, is by Jeanne Ellinport, Managing Director of External Affairs for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. As we honor Cancer Prevention Month, I want to highlight some of the vast differences in … Continue reading

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5 ways to beat the winter blues

The winter months can often be difficult for many people. With longer nights and colder weather, individuals may feel down more often. This can be an especially difficult challenge when you are also dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Here are … Continue reading

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