Friend & Family Resources

Helping Kids When a Friend or Classmate Has Cancer

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Every year in the United States alone, 15,780 kids up to age 20 are diagnosed with cancer. Three-fourths of the children diagnosed each year survive, but sadly, one-fourth don’t. It can be difficult ... Read more

What it Takes to Be a Great Cancer Caregiver

Unless you’re a trained healthcare professional, you probably never imagined that you’d wind up becoming a cancer caregiver. When someone you know and love finds out that they have cancer, you don’t have time to ... Read more

5 Ways to Support a Cancer Survivor in Your Life

We recognize the month of June as National Cancer Survivors Month. Cancer survivorship represents a major accomplishment and the passage of a significant milestone. For many survivors, birthdays and other celebratory occasions are no longer as meaningful as ... Read more

The Importance of Friend and Family Support When You Have Cancer

I don't think there's ever a time when friends and family are needed more than in a time of crisis. Being diagnosed with cancer is certainly a crisis! It was for me. A huge crisis. I desperately needed ... Read more

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