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Cancer and COVID – What Every Cancer Patient Needs to Know

You are currently on your cancer care journey as a patient, or you are taking care of a loved one who has been diagnosed with cancer? Then you are probably paying specific attention to the ongoing news about the current COVID-19 pandemic and wonder...

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Can Men Get Breast Cancer?

Breast Cancer is a form of cancer that people tend to associate with female patients. Yet, it is not a strictly women's disease. While it is true that male breast cancer is comparatively rare, the answer to the question "Can men get breast cancer?"...

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What Can I Do For a Loved One With a Recent...

"Let me know if there is anything I can do for you!" Many of us have probably uttered this sentence before, and maybe even in the context of learning of a recent cancer diagnosis of a loved one, be it a family member or friend. But what can you...

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What Is a Cancer Advocate – and Why Are they Important?

You might have heard the word "advocate" used in the context of the legal field. But what is a cancer advocate? In this post, we would like to offer you an explanation for this question. After all: Cancer advocates, that's what we are! Let's...

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The Cancer Awareness Dates 2021/2022

Cancer awareness (in particular special cancer awareness dates) is something that many of us associate with the famous "Pink Ribbon". The Pink Ribbon has come to represent breast cancer activism, with a particular focus on October, the National...

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Colon Cancer: Mourning T’Challa and a Call for Early Detection

Chadwick Boseman was a memorable force as T’Challa in the blockbuster Black Panther, but the 43-year-old’s legacy includes more than his skillful acting career. His recent death from colon cancer has made him a symbol of the disease. Just as...

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