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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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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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11/14/2018 12:00 AM

Busting myths: Three dangerous misconceptions about cancer and cancer treatment

It is natural for a patient to develop erroneous beliefs about cancer and cancer treatment while missing out on important new insights that research shows may improve treatment outcomes.

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9/19/2018 12:00 AM

Caring for the caregiver: Tips for navigating an unpredictable path

A critical member of a cancer patient’s team often has the least amount of training. Learn about the unique stressors of the caregiver role.

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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.