Archive for June, 2022

Integrative Oncology Self-Care Guide

My Treatment, My Life

What follows is a summary of some basic behaviors shown to facilitate healing. They involve changes you can make in everyday life to feel and function better. Food, movement and social connection can be powerful medicine. Read on for more information to support healing.   WholePersonCancerCareSelfCareWeb

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Archive for June, 2022

Pocket Guide to Patient Advocacy In Cancer

Cancer Patient Advocacy

Having cancer or any serious life-changing disease is overwhelming. At a time when you’re anxious and afraid, you are faced with navigating the complicated health care system to get the treatment you need. You and your family also face practical challenges, including paying for and getting to treatment. “Getting told you have cancer is like getting hit by a bus,” says cancer survivor Lou Lanza. It’s almost essential to have some that can help you get back on your feet.

You don’t have to—and you shouldn’t try to—do this all on your own. A patient advocate can help make your cancer journey easier.

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Archive for March, 2022

Cannabis and Cancer Pocket Guide

Cannabis

Cannabis is a plant (botanical) substance that can help relieve symptoms of cancer. Learn more about cannabis and its uses related to cancer.

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Archive for February, 2022

Trying Mind-Body Medicine for Whole Person Cancer Care

Mind/Body

Mind-body therapies can be great resources during and after cancer treatment and are safe for most people in most situations.

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Archive for February, 2022

Supplements and Cancer Pocket Guide

Supplements

This pocket guide discusses the good and bad impacts of supplements and how to work with your medical providers to meet the specific needs of your body.

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Archive for February, 2022

Teens and New Adults Cancer Tool – My Treatment, My Life

My Treatment, My Life

Teens and new adults have a number of unique challenges during their cancer journey. This tool helps walk through topics that are vital in for those 15 to 22 years old. *View the black and white version or easy printing.  

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Archive for February, 2022

Young Adult Cancer Tool – My Treatment, My Life

My Treatment, My Life

Having cancer as a young adult comes with a number of unique challenges. This tool helps walk through topics that are vital in the cancer journey for those 23 to 29 years old.   *View the black and white version or easy printing.

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Archive for November, 2021

Young Adult and Teen Cancer Pocket Guide

Young Adult and Teen Cancer

Health-care providers and researchers know that adolescents and young adults, or AYAs, face unique challenges. These are mostly related to dealing with a disease during the life stages where you would normally focus on building your adult life through school or training, work, relationships, and family. It’s important to have a strong understanding of the impact cancer can have on these age groups.

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Archive for November, 2021

Financial Impact of Cancer Pocket Guide

Financial Toxicity

If you or a loved one are diagnosed with cancer, financial worries may be the last thing on your mind. This pocket guide is designed to help you assess your situation, spot financial pitfalls, and avoid what many health-care providers call “financial toxicity.”

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Archive for November, 2021

Cancer and Sexual Health Pocket Guide

Sexual Health

Your sex life doesn’t have to end when you are diagnosed with cancer. What’s likely, though, is that it will change, just as it changes with other life events. Cancer has physical, mental, and emotional effects on your sex life. It’s important to emotionally prepare for the changes that may occur and eventually adjust to the change that you have experienced because of cancer treatment.

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