Tag Archive: cancer survivorship

What I Wish I’d Known Then…

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Jessie Gruman of the Center for Advancing Health is running a blog series on lessons learned about the unique needs and responsibilities of those who have been diagnosed and treated for cancer.  The… Continue reading

Recommendations to coordinate and improve cancer survivors’ care

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Originally posted on Health & Family:
An aging population coupled with improved treatment methods mean more people will survive cancer. But at what cost? The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) released its…

Establishing Your New Normal: Life After Cancer

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Can my life be normal after breast cancer? This was one of the search terms used to direct a reader to my blog recently. I was really struck by the question, and I… Continue reading

Using Social Media For Social Good

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Isn’t this hilarious? And kinda, sadly a bit true sometimes… Except… For those of us who have found in social media an incredible way to research, learn and connect on a global level.… Continue reading

Reframing Cancer Survivorship

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Today, on  National Cancer Survivors Day, I am asking the question who are cancer survivors and is it really necessary to set aside a day to celebrate survivorship? The terms cancer survivor and… Continue reading

Suffering with Suffering and Accepting the Lifeline of Support

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Thanks to guest author, Deborah Woodbury, founder of  Where We Go Now, an online community for cancer survivors, for today’s inspiring post.     To live is to suffer; to survive is to find some meaning… Continue reading

Hard it is to lose a friend…

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With Right of Survivorship Hard it is to lose a friend whose dying could foretell my end and hard it is to pick up strands of living, when those other hands are stilled… Continue reading

Reflections on my seven year “cancerversary”

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I still find it hard to believe that it is seven years since I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Yesterday, September 29, is the day that I traditionally date my “cancerversary” from – the day… Continue reading

*Featured Post* What happens after cancer treatment ends?

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A reader has contacted me to say that she is struggling with her feelings six months after her treatment for breast cancer ended.  She asked if I would address the topic here and… Continue reading

Weekly Round Up

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blogs over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which I’ve wanted to share… Continue reading