Tag Archive: cancer survivorship

Tami’s story – dealing with a recurrence of cancer

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I am so pleased to share with you today a guest post by Tami Boehmer, particularly as it deals with a fear many of us survivors share – the fear of a cancer… Continue reading

Friday Round-Up

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Welcome to the first round-up of a New Year. So what has the blogosphere been writing about this past week? Philippa from Feisty Blue Gecko has been writing about that fear of recurrence… Continue reading

The Well Trodden Path

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UPDATE: The following post was written by Rachel Moro Cheetham, a beloved member of the breast cancer blogging community. It is with great sadness that I update this with the news that Rachel… Continue reading

Another day, another study confirms that the story isn’t over when cancer treatment ends

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Researchers in the University of Missouri School of Health Professions have studied the lives of breast cancer patients following chemotherapy and found that their environments and available support systems help determine the quality… Continue reading

Dealing with survivor guilt

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It may come as a surprise to those who have not experienced cancer, to learn that many cancer survivors suffer a sense of “survivor guilt” when we are in remission. It is difficult… Continue reading

Is there a magic five-year cancer cure?

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Continuing with the theme of yesterday’s survivorship post, I want to look at the question today of cancer’s often-talked-of five-year survival rate. When you first come out of treatment, you may count down the… Continue reading

Defining cancer survivorship

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When does someone with cancer start to become a survivor? Some believe it begins at the moment of a diagnosis of cancer; for others the notion dawns on them more gradually as they progress through their treatment.… Continue reading

Cancer survivors online empowerment rally‏

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Today, Friday, July 23, the Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) will be hosting an online Empowerment Rally featuring a diverse group of five cancer survivors/advocates participating in a roundtable discussion on patient empowerment. The… Continue reading

Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day®

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Major advances in cancer prevention, early detection and treatment have resulted in longer survival. among those who have been diagnosed with cancer. However, as I have written of here many times, surviving cancer… Continue reading

Breast cancer survivors wanted

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As you know, I am a big advocate of a structured treatment plan for cancer survivors which includes support and information for that post-treatment limbo phase we can find ourselves in. Today I came… Continue reading