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Why Cancer Patients Need Advocates

When we are asked about why cancer patients need advocates, one situation comes to mind: A person in the doctor's office, and they have just received a cancer diagnosis... the anxiety that goes along with that... confusion... overwhelm......

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How to Avoid Cancer Caregiver Burnout

Have you ever heard the saying: "You cannot pour from an empty cup." In the context of caregiving, this translates to: "Make sure you practice some self-care, so you can continue taking care of others." Still, it can easily happen to a caregiver...

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Mental Health and Cancer Diagnosis — The Emotional Toll of Cancer

Considering that anxiety often accompanies a disease like cancer, it's crucial to address your mental health and cancer diagnosis at the same time. In today's blog post, we take a look at how anxiety can affect your mind and body and the options you...

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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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