Halloween pumpkin carved out Holiday
hopeful 10.18.2018
15 Halloween Costume Ideas for Cancer Patients

If you’re feeling up to it, dressing up for Halloween during cancer can be a great opportunity to take the night off, have fun, and spend time with friends and family.

Breast Cancer Patient Looking out Breast Cancer
hopeful 10.17.2018
Breast cancer surgery: How much?

A lumpectomy — removing the tumor and a little surrounding tissue — can be just as effective as a mastectomy (removal of the entire breast). So which to choose? Depends on what matters most to you.

Breast Cancer Patient Looking out Breast Cancer
hopeful 10.15.2018
Better Treatments for Breast Cancer

Two new less invasive procedures, intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) and cryoablation are showing promise to treat breast cancer.

hands letting go Caregiver
hopeful 10.11.2018
What if You Don’t Want to Be a Cancer Caregiver?

Caregiving can be enriching, but can also bring frustration, sadness, pain and loss. Faced with this complex set of emotions, many ask themselves: “What if I don’t WANT to be a cancer caregiver?”

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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.