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4 Ways to be a Friend to Someone with Cancer

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Though no two people or cancer journeys are alike, there are ways you can support and empower your friend throughout the cancer experience that will not only ease their burden, but will help you as well.

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade. When Life Gives You Cancer…

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Maayan’s story that tells how she and the Hello Doctor app team are revolutionizing and simplifying the patient experience.

Tips for Long-distance Caregivers

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

When someone you love has cancer, and you live far away from them, it can be overwhelming and confusing. Despite being a long-distance caregiver, you still play a vital role in providing comfort, hope and support. There are several things you can do from a distance to ensure that your loved one has the support they need throughout their cancer journey.

New Year’s Resolutions for People Living with Cancer

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

If you’re living with cancer and are trying to live healthier in the New Year, check out our suggestions and, remember, if you’re considering making major changes to your exercise or eating habits, consult with your health care team first.

Being a Caregiver During the Holidays

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

The holiday season is in full swing with parties, family get-togethers, traveling and so much holiday shopping. This is one of the busiest times of the year for most of us, but for those caring for a loved one with cancer it can be exhausting, both physically and emotionally. While caring for your loved one during the holiday season, don’t forget to take care of yourself. Here are some tips for having a wonderful and peaceful holiday season.

Giving Tuesday: A day to help those affected by cancer

Monday, December 2, 2013

This year as we pour endless energy and effort into planning Black Fridayshopping strategies and hunting for the best online deals on Cyber Monday, we should also remember another day—a day focused on giving rather than receiving. Giving Tuesday is a campaign to create a national day of giving to kick off the holiday season.

Tips for a healthy & stress-free holiday

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

The holiday season is a time of joy as many reunite with family members and experience the comfort of old traditions. However, it can also be stressful! From hosting events to shopping for presents, this season can be overwhelming. For those dealing with a cancer diagnosis or with post-treatment recovery, the stress may be even greater. Here are some tips on how to enjoy the holiday season while taking care of yourself:

Navigating Cancer Drug Shortages

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Drug Shortages continue to affect the health care industry, particularly the cancer community, with the problem expected to worsen this year. These shortages include antibiotics and chemotherapy drugs used by those currently living with cancer and longer term cancer survivors.

According to a Penn State survey of 245 oncologists and hematologists in 2012, 94 percent said their patients’ treatment had been affected by drug shortages.

Breast Cancer Tests More Than Just Physical Strength

Sunday, October 20, 2013

A USA Today article (link to http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/10/22/coping-breast-cancer-emotions/3157019/) published last week explains the emotional toll living with breast cancer can take on the spirit. It also explains that many people feel that those who have never faced a breast cancer diagnosis can’t even begin to understand the effect it has on a person’s social, psychosocial, emotional and spiritual realms, which can make many people living with cancer feel isolated.

There’s Nothing Like a Home-Cooked meal – Especially One to Help a Friend

Friday, October 18, 2013

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 those affected by cancer, providing needed support without being asked.

The Cancer Support Community, along with program collaborators CancerCare and the Eisai Women’s Oncology Program – Magnolia, are working to raise awareness of this unique tool during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For each new Magnolia sponsored Meal Train started during the month of October, Eisai will make a donation of $25 to the cancer support group of your choosing, up to a total donation of $25,000.

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