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Talking to your children about cancer

6/22/2020 12:00 AM

Q&A: How to talk to your children about your cancer diagnosis

A cancer diagnosis is a life-altering experience for anyone. Parents, in particular, have an additional concern: How to tell their children about their diagnosis.

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Arpi and Natalie

6/9/2020 12:00 AM

Coping with cancer treatment burnout

Arpi Hamilton (right) credits her family, including her daughter Natalie (left), with providing her with the inspiration and support she needed to move forward with her cancer treatment.

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Caregivers

4/7/2020 12:00 AM

COVID-19 and caregiving: Steps to take to protect cancer patients and yourself

Your job as a caregiver may be more important than ever—and more difficult during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Talking to a loved one about cancer

3/3/2020 12:00 AM

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.

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Writing

3/2/2020 12:00 AM

Writing may help patients vent and express emotions while coping with cancer

Journaling can be an empowering tool—in sharing your story with the world, expressing your feelings privately and in coping with cancer.

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Flu shot

1/8/2020 12:00 AM

Should cancer patients get a flu shot? Yes, and caregivers, too

It’s the height of flu season, and medical professionals are advising cancer patients, and those who spend time with them, to get the flu vaccine. Find out why.

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Caregivers

12/23/2019 12:00 AM

Managing the stress of being a caregiver

It’s normal to feel angry and have anxiety as you constantly worry about the loved one under your care. You may also experience a loss of control due to the restrictions that your loved one’s pain has put on your own life. If you ignore your own emotions, these feelings can lead not only to emotional distress but, over time, to physical distress.

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Dr. Weber

12/20/2019 12:00 AM

Heartache at home inspires passion for helping patients battle cancer

Dr. Jeffrey Weber explains how the loss of his daughter, Annie, to soft tissue sarcoma inspires his work as a Gastroenterologist at CTCA Phoenix.

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Tasty meals

12/10/2019 12:00 AM

Serving up tasty meals for the cancer patient on your holiday guest list

With the holidays just around the corner, ‘tis the season for planning those family meals. This year, if your guest list includes a loved one undergoing cancer treatment, you may want to adjust the menu accordingly.

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