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Cancer Walks to Join in Spring 2019
Cancer FundraisingExercise & CancerSurvivorshipWeb Exclusives
Spring is a great time to get involved and participate in cancer fundraising activities. Here are several cancer walks you may want to join this season!
How My Battle Against Cancer Made Me a Better Entrepreneur
Patient StoriesSurvivorshipWork and Cancer
“I think most entrepreneurs believe they are superhuman,” says Jonathan Passley, a business owner, husband, and new father, whose world was turned upside down when he was diagnosed with cancer at age 29.
To Disclose at Work or Not to Disclose?
SurvivorshipWork and Cancer
Cancer survivor Dan Dean weighs the many factors involved when deciding what to tell, or not tell, an employer about a cancer diagnosis and the job-related potential implications.
The Power of Here and Now
Patient StoriesSurvivorship
In this poignant article, cancer survivor Maya Harsaniova contemplates what it means to live in the moment, and how being a patient with cancer changed her perspective on many aspects of her life.
Permission to Grieve
Survivorship
Patients with cancer are too often made to feel they need permission to experience the emotions that accompany a cancer diagnosis. Barbara Ritsema draws on her years of experience as a nurse to explain the stages of grief and offers tips for how to talk about cancer and how to help people diagnosed with cancer through the grieving process.
Why Wigs?
Survivorship
Hair loss is a major concern for many patients, men and women, who are undergoing chemotherapy. This article helps to demystify some of the many options available while shopping for a wig.
Grateful
Survivorship
Survivor Lisa A. D’Ottavio looks back with gratitude to her family and friends who offered support during her battle with breast cancer.
Do We Become Complacent Survivors After a Few Years of Cancer Remission?
Breast CancerSurvivorship
Breast cancer survivor Ginger Modiri cautions those in remission to avoid becoming complacent and to keep up with their follow-up screenings.
5 People You Didn’t Know You Need on Your Breast Cancer Team
Breast CancerSurvivorship
Dr. Citrin explains the role of 5 experts who are essential for meeting the physical, emotional, and therapy needs of patients with breast cancer.
Finding Hope Through Scarves
Survivorship
Cancer Survivor Lara MacGregor talks about how a box-full of scarves from a stranger led her to establish the Hope Scarves Program to help other people diagnosed with cancer.
Cycling Coast to Coast for Cancer Research Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things
Cancer FundraisingSurvivorship
Read this story to find out what makes Donna DiMaggio and Bonni Norwood, along with 107 Bristol-Myers Squibb employees, do such extraordinary things in the name of cancer research.
Dating After Cancer, a Piece  of Cake, Right? Right…
Survivorship
People affected by cancer find that dating requires a different playbook to navigate through relationships.
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