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Read March 15, 2024

Talking to Kids About Cancer

You were diagnosed with cancer and have to decide how to tell your kids. How do you explain cancer to children? How do you help guide them through your treatment? We know that supporting your children through this process can be a daunting task. Here are some ideas, activities, and resources, including insights from parents with cancer, to help you navigate this part of your cancer journey.
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Read March 7, 2024

5 Women Who Helped Shape Cancer Care

Over the past few centuries, women have made significant contributions to advancing cancer care and cancer support. That includes women working in STEM fields like oncology, and in non-STEM fields too. We present 5 women who helped make a difference for patients and families impacted by cancer, each in their unique way.
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Read February 29, 2024

Colorectal Cancer Rates Are Rising in YAs ― Here's What to Know

Why is colorectal cancer becoming more common among young adults? What are the risk factors? Are there any steps people can take to lower their risk? We also remember actor Chadwick Boseman, who passed away in 2020 after quietly living with colon cancer for several years. His diagnosis has helped bring more awareness to the rising trend of CRC in the YA population.
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Read February 22, 2024

Personalized Cancer Support Resources at Your Fingertips

Overwhelmed by a cancer diagnosis, a recurrence, or life after treatment? Support is just ahead. Our short survey is designed to help point you in the right direction. Keep reading to find out how you can get started.
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Read February 15, 2024

Need Help With Food Costs After a Cancer Diagnosis?

The cost of cancer care can be stressful for anyone living with cancer. If cancer costs are making it hard for you or someone you know to access sufficient and nutritious food, it can make the experience even more stressful. We share 5 food assistance programs and resources that can help.
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Read January 26, 2024

Cancer Prevention: 5 Tips to Help Reduce Your Risk

While healthy lifestyle choices can’t guarantee the prevention of cancer, they can lower the risk of getting cancer. February is National Cancer Prevention Awareness Month, a great time to make sure you and your loved ones are taking steps to maintain good health now and year-round.
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Read January 19, 2024

5 Ways to Manage Stress After a Cervical Cancer Diagnosis

It can be overwhelming to receive a cervical cancer diagnosis. It can also be stressful to think about all the next steps to take. First, take a deep breath. Know that there are resources to turn to for information, guidance, and support. We share 5 tips to help you manage stress and take control of your journey after a cervical cancer diagnosis.