8 Things to Do When You Know Someone with Cancer

August 26, 2014 6:54 am
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8 Things to Do When You Know Someone with Cancer

When a friend, loved one or someone close to you is diagnosed with cancer, you may find it difficult to talk to that person. The eight tips below may help you show your support when talking with people who have cancer. 1. Maintain a sense of normalcy. When someone close to you shares that he or she has cancer, your relationship will likely change. However, it is important to...
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5 Physical Changes To Expect From Cancer

July 1, 2014 6:55 am
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5 Physical Changes To Expect From Cancer

When undergoing cancer treatment, it’s important to understand that your body will change. Whether your body looks different or you simply feel that you look different, recognizing the physical changes in your body and coping with them in a healthy way is crucial to your well-being. These physical changes can be a result of cancer itself or side effects from the treatment you are receiving. Regardless of their cause,...
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Hope’s Boutique Manager Will Carry Fond Memories Into Retirement

May 11, 2014 9:30 am
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Hope’s Boutique Manager Will Carry Fond Memories Into Retirement

When Vera Garofalo started visiting corporate and community partners in the early 1990s to spread the word about the importance of mammograms, she didn’t utter the words “breast cancer.” It was a different time, she recalls, a time when people didn’t talk easily about cancer – long before today’s pink ribbon awareness campaign and federal guidelines on screenings. That things have changed becomes quickly evident to anyone watching Garofalo...
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