Cancer Support And Coping

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Massage Therapy for People With Cancer

Massage therapy is offered for some people with cancer as an integrative therapy. Learn about the benefits, possible risks, and how to get started. Many cancer centers are now offering massage therapy as a complementary treatment for cancer. In...

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Thoughtful Gifts for Cancer Patients

What gifts should you give to a friend with breast cancer? From cozy comforts to do-it-yourself gifts, here are a few ideas to inspire you. Whether it's given in the spirit of celebration, hope, or "just because," gift-giving is a way to show...

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Breast Cancer Specialists: Who They Are and What They Do

Breast cancer specialists make up a treatment team. Learn how to find the best doctors and hospitals for breast cancer treatment. If you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, finding a breast cancer specialist is an important step in taking charge...

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How to Find Breast Cancer Support Groups

Breast cancer support can make a big difference in your outlook about a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis. Here’s what to expect and where to find them. Becoming involved in a breast cancer support group or support community is a tremendous...

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Supporting a Loved One With Cancer

How can you support your loved one with cancer? Check out tips on what to do and what to say to convey your love and caring. For someone living with cancer, the support of family and friends is critical in their journey. Yet, a diagnosis of cancer...

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Relay for Life Cancer Fundraiser Facts

Learn about Relay for Life, a fundraiser that occurs in the summer and fall and spreads awareness about cancer. Before signing up for the event, would-be participants often ask, "What is Relay for Life, and what's the registration fee?" The relay is...

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Academic Scholarships for Cancer Survivors

Academic scholarships for breast cancer survivors and other cancer survivors are available for youths and adults. Learn how to apply for them. Aware of the physical, emotional and economic hardships cancer survivors endure following diagnosis...

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What to Say When Someone Is Diagnosed With Cancer

When someone you care about is diagnosed with cancer, be supportive. Learn what to say to someone with cancer, and how to help a cancer patient. Finding out that somebody you care about has cancer such as leukemia, lymphoma or myeloma can be...

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How to Participate in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Learn about the many ways you can contribute to the fight against breast cancer, including offering your time or donating money to key organizations. Breast cancer kills approximately 40,000 women in the United States each year. While that's a...

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Lung Cancer Support Groups and Support Communities

How can you find a lung cancer support group, support community, or one-on-one support from another cancer patient or a caregiver facing the same thing? Cancer support groups and communities can provide tremendous support when you are living with...

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Palliative Therapy for Cancer Patients

Palliative treatment is used to maximize a person's overall well-being with cancer, and can be used even with early stage disease. Learn about the benefits. Palliative care is defined as a treatment designed to decrease the symptom burden (e.g....

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