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: Cancer Insights for Patients

"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..

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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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Prayers Aren't for Everyone

For me, it was shocking to learn that prayers aren't for everyone and that not all people going through cancer treatment wanted prayers. It may seem..

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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 Side Effects for Mouth Sores from Chemo or Radiation

One potential Chemo side effect  is developing mouth sores. I met a friend who was about six weeks ahead of me in his treatment of Non-Hodgkin's'..

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Cancer Fatigue

One often overlooked side effect of chemotherapy is fatigue. Fatigue, one of the chemo side effects,  gradually worsened with each round of..

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Ideas to Support Someone Going Through Cancer or a Serious Illness

When a friend of loved one gets cancer, they change. The way they look changes. The way they act changes. Even their energy level changes. They may..

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Chemo Side Effects - Brr it's cold even in Air Conditioning

A really great wrap to keep warm (even in summer)

One of the annoying chemo side effects is that your skin gets extremely dry and with the added hair..

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