Cancer Treatment Centers of America

June 2013 - Thankful for Dads

  Issue #79, June 2013      
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10 tips for talking to a loved one with cancer

When a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, it’s normal to feel unprepared and unsure about how to react. Read 10 tips for communicating with loved ones who have cancer.

Strategies for families touched by cancer, from a spiritual perspective

We asked Robin Childs, chaplain at CTCA at Eastern Regional Medical Center in Philadelphia, to offer advice for families who are dealing with a loved one’s cancer diagnosis.

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7 years later, 7 lessons learned from my dad’s cancer journey

With Father’s Day approaching, it’s a good time to express how thankful we are for our dads, especially those who have battled cancer. In this special edition of our newsletter, one of our writers shares her dad’s journey with cancer and the lessons learned along the way. We also include tips for talking to a loved one with cancer and caregiving strategies for families, from a spiritual perspective.

Cancer in the News
Recipe of the Month
Recipe of the Month

Looking for a Father's Day dish? Try this couscous salad recipe.

Did You Know

The cancers that most frequently affect men are prostate, colon, lung and skin cancers. The American Cancer Society provides information on how these cancers can be prevented or found early.


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