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Cancer Research
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Cancer Research

Turning the Corner: Advances in Cancer Research After nearly 200 years of clinical research, scientists are finally beginning to gain the upper hand when it comes to understanding cancer and developing new ways to beat the dreaded disease. While there are many different cancers, some of which are more difficult to treat than others, many...

Dealing with a Loss Related to Cancer
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Dealing with a Loss Related to Cancer

How to Cope with a Loss Related to Cancer When a death occurs, those that were close to the deceased experience a complicated emotional response known as grief. Grieving is completely natural, and it is necessary so that the deceased’s loved ones can process, understand, and move on from the loss. When cancer is the...

Helping a Child Understand a Parents Cancer Diagnosis
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Helping a Child Understand a Parents Cancer Diagnosis

Helping a Child Understand a Parents Cancer Diagnosis A cancer diagnosis can be rather intimidating for an adult, and the news could be even more overwhelming for their children, depending on how and when it is delivered. Helping a child understand a parent’s cancer diagnosis starts with honesty, but it also involves discussing the matter...

Supporting a Loved One with Cancer
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Supporting a Loved One with Cancer

How Can I Support a Loved One After a Cancer Diagnosis? A cancer diagnosis is not only going to affect the patient, but it will also change the lives of their family and friends. Those that are closest to the patient often want to help them through this difficult time, but it is not always...

Dealing with a Cancer Diagnosis
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Dealing with a Cancer Diagnosis

How To Cope With A Cancer Diagnosis A cancer diagnosis is a life-changing moment. In an instant, you feel like time and stopped and everything has changed. Most people report that they felt too overwhelmed with emotions to feel anything at all after a cancer diagnosis, instead just feeling understandably numb. Being diagnosed with cancer...