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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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Care package

12/10/2019 12:00 AM

Thoughtful care packages for the cancer patient in treatment

While every cancer patient’s journey is unique, many have common experiences during chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Here is a list of simple, affordable items that may boost patients’ spirits.

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Holiday gift guide

12/4/2019 12:00 AM

Holiday gift guide with the cancer patient in mind

When looking for holiday gifts for someone with cancer, there are special circumstances to consider. Here are some holiday gift ideas designed especially for cancer patients.

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Holiday Gift

11/29/2018 12:00 AM

Holiday or anytime gift ideas for a cancer patient

The holidays are a good time to show the special cancer patient in your life how much you care. You can give your time, your talents or a thoughtful gift to help make their journey a little easier.

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The information contained in this blog is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Nothing contained in the blog is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment of any illness, condition or disease.

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