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What you need to know about ovarian cancer

Today’s blog post is written by Marni Amsellem, PhD. Marni is a research consultant for the Cancer Support Community. September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, a time to recognize the impact of ovarian cancer, educate others and ourselves about this … Continue reading

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Help us shine the light on MPNs!

Every fall we hear a lot about raising awareness for different cancer types—from childhood and gynecological cancer in September, breast cancer in October to lung cancer in November (just to name a few of the awareness months that take place … Continue reading

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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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