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We All Have "CANCER"

Every day is a NEW day, and while we can’t control many of the factors around us, the most important ones we can.  Our attitude.  Our sense of..

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Kendra Scott x Chia's Silver Lining

As I wandered around MD Anderson in between my doctors’ appointments and treatments, I would browse in the gift shop to entertain myself with the..
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Memory Traditions

We long for a way to honor and remember those we have lost. We want to create traditions and memorial item that brings us comfort and reminds us of our..

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5 Tips to Help a Cancer Patient

Some of my most comforting times were when people just shared space with me. Every time I was hospitalized, a dear friend would bring all her “gadgets” –..

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What Not To Say To A Cancer Patient

Through years of becoming a more sensitive world, we are all learning how to communicate in a less derogatory manner. This, however, has fallen short..

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VOICES of CANCER, a book about Insights for Patients and People Supporting Them

"I don't know what to say" and "I don't know what to do" are common responses to a life threatening diagnosis. Voices of Cancer is here to help. This new..

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Cancer Care- A Guide for Caregivers and Loved Ones

The reality of caring for someone with cancer isn't easy. There is a lot to know and understand. When a person is diagnosed with cancer, it is common..

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Not All Cancer Patients Want Prayers

For me, it was shocking to know that not all people going through cancer treatment wanted prayers. It may seem counter-intuitive, but when someone told..

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How Cancer Patients Change - The Cancer Shift

Due to my chemo-induced fog, I was forced to carry around a small notebook everywhere I went; its intention was so that I could remember what people..

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Soothing Chemo Side Effects Mouth Sores

One potential side effect from chemotherapy and radiation is developing mouth sores. I met a friend who was about six weeks ahead of me in his..

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