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Image: Jarofquotes.com For solo cancer patients like myself and those who aim to offer them support, many resources exist to provide a helping hand. Here are a few that I used during my treatment. American Cancer Society, cancer.org: To volunteer … Continue reading

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  Image: 123rf.com Though I think that common sense probably tells us that exercise aids cancer treatment (heaven knows that I felt better when I did restorative yoga or took walks when I was sick), but when there is science … Continue reading

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Image: 123rf.com Did you know that yoga for cancer patients has been associated with lower rates of inflammation, reduced pain and improved sense of acceptance and appetite? Yuppers. I really looked forward to my yoga sessions during treatment, and to … Continue reading

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Cliparts.com   Breast cancer is not just a disease that strikes women.  It strikes at the very heart of who we are as women:  how others perceive us, how we perceive ourselves, how we live, work and raise our families … Continue reading

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Image: Pinterest.com Celebrate seamless and compression and style. Manage your lymphedema with panache, grace and confidence. LympheDIVAs seamless arm sleeves, gauntlets and gloves are fashionable, comfortable, breathable, and designed to provide the standard graduated 20-30mmHg and 30-40mmHg compression used to … Continue reading

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Image: Bookdepository.com I’ve just finished the most amazing book, Not the Last Goodbye. I picked it up because I saw that it was written by David Servan-Schreiber (not because I knew what it was about!). Shortly after my diagnosis, I devoured his … Continue reading

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Image:keyword-suggestions.com   Boy oh boy. I have to learn how to keep sugars and carbohydrates in my diet without the guilt. My last bloodwork results showed an elevation in my sugar levels. UGH! I’ve always heard that sugar is poison, … Continue reading

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Image: fda.gov Did you know adults who take a low-dose aspirin daily over an extended period of time appear to have a lower risk of certain cancers? Yuppers. Men and women who were part of two studies reported on aspirin … Continue reading

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Cnn.com Thanks to Cure’s 9th Annual Cancer Guide, “reality checkers” are an absolute must. I know you are asking yourself, what’s a reality checker? Right? Well, if a statement or claim seem too good to be true, it probably is.  … Continue reading

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Theodysseyonline.com Cancer can start almost anywhere in the body and often forms a solid tumor.  Certain cancers, such as leukemia and myeloma, involve the blood and blood-forming organs (such as the bone marrow) and circulate through other tissues, where they … Continue reading

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