Using Social Media to Navigate a Diagnosis of Cancer

No ifs, ands or buts about it… cancer sucks!  A diagnosis of cancer is life altering.  And for many, it is devastating – emotionally, physically, financially and socially.  Navigating a treatment plan and finding, much less making sense of, the information & existing resources that help cancer patients and caregivers...


The name says it all… “Hope Connections for Cancer Support”

Let’s face it… cancer is a life-changing disease that has the potential to wreak havoc on anyone it touches- patient, caregiver, family & even close friends.   What is Hope Connections for Cancer Support? If you live in the greater Washington DC area, check out Hope Connections for Cancer Support – they...

got Cancer? call LIVESTRONG Cancer Navigation Services

  Navigating your way through a diagnosis of cancer can be overwhelming, confusing and downright scary- and that’s a GROSS understatement.  To help cancer patients & their loved ones make sense of it all, some hospitals & private oncology practices now have “Oncology Navigators” on staff. Oncology Navigators literally help patients...

How Cancer Affected My Family

*** This post below was written by Cameron Von St. James, caregiver extraordinaire & blogger for the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Blog.     Many times recently, my wife has stated that only I know what I went through when she was diagnosed with mesothelioma.  I have not shared my experience as a...


Just for Caregivers….

  How can you be the best caregiver possible? No one expects a loved one to get sick and need looking after.  And when illness strikes, it typically comes out of left field without warning.  While the patient focuses their attention and energy on getting better, a caregiver is left...


GR8 Resources to Help with Testicular Cancer…

Did you know that although testicular cancer is “rare” (accounting for about 1% of all male cancers), it is the most common form of cancer in men ages 15-35? If you’ve been diagnosed with testicular cancer and would like some help figuring out next steps, or if you want to learn how...


FREE 90 day trial of e-Caring’s Home Health Monitoring System

e-Caring’s graphics make this system super easy to use! When a loved one is sick or needs taking care of in a home environment, how can you easily keep track of and monitor their condition? Here’s the dealio (as my daughter always says)…  eCaring has created an online system that...


What Next?

Check out WhatNext.com…  it’s an interactive website (and support network) that connects those touched by cancer with peers, experts and organizations that can help give guidance on possible next steps- and its presented in an easy-to-digest format which is KEY and candidly, unusual in the world of cancer.   What can WhatNext.com...


Kickin’ some mASS…

If you are a young adult (ages 15-40) & newly diagnosed with cancer or any sort of tumor or are a loved one of a young adult with tumors, check out mAss Kickers, an amazing resource dedicated to helping serve the young adult cancer community.   What is mAss Kickers? Here’s the...




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