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Summer Food Safety Tips
7.17.2019 Dory Benford

For cancer patients with weakened immune systems, catching a virus can lead to severe health complications. So, if you’re planning on attending or throwing a BBQ this summer, keep these food safety tips in mind to make sure you, your friends and your family stay healthy.

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Demystifying Hospice Care
7.17.2019 hopeful

Hospice care offers supportive and palliative care, meaning management of symptoms, but not curing them. This means that patients can accept that they are nearing the end of their life without having to go through the pains of treatment. In hospice care, patients are made as comfortable as possible while their disease progresses.

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How can spirituality help me during cancer treatment?
7.10.2019 hopeful

Spirituality can help people cope with the fears and unknowns of cancer. Whether you are deeply religious, just starting to explore your spiritual side or somewhere in between, these steps can help you nurture your spirit within.

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Emotional Changes after Diagnosis

Here are seven sometimes unexpected emotions that catch many patients off-guard after a cancer diagnosis, and the steps you can take to manage and combat them.

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Exercise Tips for Cancer Patients Before, During and After Treatment
7.03.2019 hopeful

Recent research suggests that too much rest or inactivity can lead to further problems, including muscle deterioration, a reduced range of motion, and a diminished sense of emotional well-being, self esteem and health. Exercise is possible during cancer treatment, and can even help to improve your quality of life.

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Apps Every Cancer Patient Needs
6.26.2019 hopeful

New developments in technology give cancer patients and their caregivers easy ways to stay organized and decrease stress while living with cancer. These apps can help ease some of the common side effects of cancer treatment, and help keep you organized and healthy.

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