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Inspiration for the Holidays

Inspiration for the holidays Cancer survivors need to try and reduce stress, especially during the holiday season. Focus on what's really important — your health and the special gifts you share with others. Myelofibrosis Find out about this serious bone marrow disorder that disrupts your body's normal production of blood [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

A Seasonal Wish for Cancer Survivors: Celebrate Life

A seasonal wish for cancer survivors: Celebrate life Here are some things to keep in mind during the holidays, including how to simplify, live in the moment and share the hope. Cancer fatigue: Why it occurs and how to cope You can take steps to lessen your cancer fatigue. Also, [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Put Healthy Foods in Your Holiday Eating Plans

Put healthy foods in your holiday eating plans Holiday food doesn't have to be rich and fattening. You can eat healthier by adding these cancer-blocking foods to your festivities. Celiac disease If you have celiac disease, it's important to stick to a gluten-free diet. Why? If you don't, you increase [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Press the Pause Button and Connect With Your Heart

Press the pause button and connect with your heart This holiday season, make a personal connection by turning off the technology. Chemotherapy side effects after treatment is done Get the facts about late effects — chemotherapy side effects that last after you've finished treatment or new ones that emerge. Risk [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Cancer Survivors - Take Time for Thanksgiving

Cancer survivors, take time for Thanksgiving The holidays are a good time to reflect on the past, give thanks and give back. Lung cancer Find out how lung cancer is treated and ways to manage shortness of breath on your own. Symptoms of pancreatic cancer Signs and symptoms of pancreatic [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Find Support When Parenting Through Cancer

Find support when parenting through cancer Parents may wonder how to best talk with children about a diagnosis of cancer. Here are some helpful tips. Tips for eating well during chemotherapy Here's how to get the nutrition you need — even when chemotherapy side effects make eating difficult Causes of [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Cancer Surgery: Physically Removing Cancer

Cancer surgery: Physically removing cancer Has your doctor recommended surgery as part of your cancer treatment? Learn more about it to help put your mind at ease. Help for cancer survivors dealing with sexual pain Cancer treatment can make sex painful for some women. Learn how to talk with your [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Tips for Seeking Second Opinion on Cancer Care

Tips for seeking second opinion on cancer care A second opinion sheds new light on cancer treatment options and gives you confidence on how to proceed with your care. Symptoms of colon cancer Many people with colon cancer experience no symptoms in the early stages of the disease. When symptoms [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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