March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, dedicated to encouraging patients, survivors, and caregivers to share their stories, advocate for colorectal cancer prevention, and inform others about the importance of early detection. Read part 1 in our 3-part blog series, focused on knowing your risk.
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.
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.
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.
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) patient, Diane, shares helpful tips on finding support.