Caregiver Loss: How to Cope When You Lose a Loved One

Losing the one you’ve been caring for can cause a range of emotions including relief, anger and loneliness. Learn what’s normal during the grieving process and healthy ways to get through it.

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Dear Hope: Alive with the Meaning of Transcendence

After a cancer diagnosis, we must decide on a trajectory: Choose quality of life, endure treatments or wait for disease progression. There’s a strange side effect that can occur once we take action, which is a sharpening of focus.

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer

About 1 in 20 Americans will develop colon or rectal cancer at some point during their lifetime. Colorectal cancer is the third most common type of cancer among newly diagnosed cancer patients in the U.S. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help lower your risk.

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Who We Are

Welcome to Hopeful, an online space where anyone touched by cancer can connect and learn to thrive. This is a place where patients, caregivers, friends – anyone – can come and find others on the same journey. Your words and experiences, your grief and your triumphs, all form the fabric of this community. And so does hope. We are called Hopeful because no matter how you enter this space we are building together – whether it is for advice, health tips or simply to connect – we want you to emerge hopeful.