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Our blog covers a wide range of topics to help support, inspire, and inform members of our community, including those who have been personally impacted by cancer. Use the search filters below to find blog posts on topics that are important to you, from wellness tips, advocacy & policy news, and cancer research findings to stories and insights shared by patients, survivors, and caregivers.

Colorful fruits and vegetables are layered on a plate around a bowl of chocolate hummus
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.
A woman's hand and forearm lift skyward in an outdoor yoga exercise
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.
women and men practicing yoga
Read January 5, 2024

How Can Meditation Help After a Cancer Diagnosis?

Research shows that mindfulness practices like meditation can boost our physical and mental wellness. But how can practicing meditation support you if you are living with cancer?
Female friends exercise with dumbbells on mats in a gym class
Read December 21, 2023

3 Tips to Stay Active & Live Healthy With Cancer

From reducing anxiety and depression to combatting fatigue, exercise can rejuvenate people's physical, emotional, and mental wellness after a cancer diagnosis. Keep reading for tips to get moving and find a pace that's right for you.
FamilyCookingTurkey
Read December 13, 2023

4 Tips to Maintain the “Happy” in Your Holidays

The holiday season means good food, social interaction, nostalgic joy, and — yes — even stress for many of us. Whether you are living with cancer or are supporting a loved one with cancer, thrive this holiday season with these 4 tips.
a mature woman shares in a support group
Read December 7, 2023

Must-Have Caregiver Tips to Get Organized, Find Help & Recharge

Need some help and support as a cancer caregiver? Need to recharge but can't find the time for self-care? Get practical tips and expert guidance from our Cancer Support Helpline’s Christina Bach, MBE, LCSW, OSW-C, FAOSW, and Nichole Goble, Director of Community Initiatives at the Caregiver Action Network. Christina and Nichole, who are long-distance caregivers, share personal and professional insight to help you thrive in your role as a care partner.