Caregiving

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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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Listen December 23, 2020

Spotlight on Coronavirus: Vaccines

This episode in our special series Spotlight on Coronavirus takes a close look at the vaccines that will help combat the COVID-19 pandemic—how they work...
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Read December 3, 2020

Writing a New, Resilient Story

Nancy Sharp concludes her Resilience series with a poignant reflection on what it means to lead a more resilient, optimistic life after losing a loved one to cancer.
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Read October 20, 2020

Walking Heals Body and Mind

“I see a lot of patients and caregivers paralyzed by fear, especially after a tough diagnosis,” Dr. Boxwell said. “It’s easy to become immobilized in these situations, and this is why movement created by walking is so essential. When we move our bodies, we move our minds. In this way, patients and caregivers learn to see different possibilities.”
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Read September 29, 2020

The Question of Mortality: It's a Necessary Conversation

I think it’s the cruelty of it all that has me so upset. Cancer is fierce. Cancer doesn’t discriminate. Cancer kills. This is true: there’s nothing quite like a cancer diagnosis to bring us face to face with mortality.