Hannah Van Alstine

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A woman smiles while chopping vegetables on a cutting board in her kitchen
Read March 30, 2021

5 Cancer Support Resources for National Nutrition Month

A healthy diet is an important part of anyone’s care, including those who have been impacted by cancer. When National Nutrition Month rolls around each March, it’s a good reminder to make a commitment to healthy eating habits. Here, we share five CSC resources to help you get started.
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Read February 11, 2021

Become a Care Coordinator: Make Life Easier for Your Friend or Loved One Living with Cancer

As a free service offered by the Cancer Support Community, MyLifeLine allows cancer patients to create a Friends & Family site. Here, they can document their journey and receive social, emotional, and practical support along the way. As a friend or loved one of someone living with cancer, you also have the option to create a Friends & Family site for him or her.
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Read January 22, 2021

Feeling Alone? Connect with Others Impacted by Cancer

A cancer diagnosis has the power to make both patients and their caregivers feel stressed, anxious, and alone. Minimizing feelings of isolation can be challenging, particularly when you don’t know anyone who’s experiencing what you are. MyLifeLine’s discussion boards exist to help you connect with others like you.
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Read December 22, 2020

Build a Helping Network Among Your Friends & Family

If you or a loved one is facing a cancer diagnosis, you might suddenly find yourself juggling a slew of tasks and appointments. Learn how you can build your own private support website and helping network to find hope and regain control.