FREE Fitness Programs for Cancer Survivors

    Everyone knows that exercise is good for you.  Generally speaking, people with stronger, leaner bodies have more energy, are healthier and basically feel better.  Research has now shown that exercise is especially important for cancer survivors.  Regular exercise does all of the following: improves mood boosts self-confidence and...


Suggestions for Living with Cancer

  This guest post was written by Valerie Johnston of Healthline.  Healthline is a medical search engine that provides trusted health information, free tools, news and doctor-reviewed resources that encourage a healthy living.  Valerie is a health and fitness writer from East Texas and has ambitions of one day running a...


FREE Meals & Groceries for Cancer Patients Living in MD, DC & VA

  If you live in MD, DC or VA, check out Food & Friends– they provide FREE, nutritious meals and groceries as well as nutrition counseling to people living with a life-challenging illness (HIV, cancer, etc).   To become eligible for services from Food & Friends, cancer patients must meet the following...


FREE Home-Delivered Meals to Cancer Patients in LA

Project Angel Food prepares FREE nutritious meals for cancer patients living in Los Angeles Country.  With the help of professional chefs and volunteers, Project Angel Food delivers meals directly to a your home or to a nearby pick-up point.  Clients have the option of receiving either hot meals prepared daily or frozen meals...


10 Tips For Traveling During Chemo

  Many cancer patients travel or take a vacation while undergoing chemotherapy, especially during their “off” weeks.  But is it safe?  Where are the best places for cancer patients to travel?  What, if any, precautions should cancer patients take when traveling?  The key to safe traveling during chemo is to think ahead...


iPhone App to Organize Your Medical History

  Throughout our battle with cancer, we must have seen at least 2 dozen doctors specializing in different areas of care, and that doesn’t include all the residents or interns we were forced to speak with or the doctors we met during our unexpected emergency room visits. I felt like...


Store My What??? STORE MY TUMOR, please….

FACT:  Two people with the exact same cancer diagnosis can and do respond differently to the exact same treatment regimens.  Each person is unique and so is their cancer. FACT:  When you match the RIGHT targeted therapy or chemotherapy to the RIGHT tumor, tumors can shrink & hopefully the cancer...


Power Outage Food Safety Tips

  Is food left in the refrigerator safe to eat after a power outage?  Although the answer depends on how long you’ve been without power, this is an especially important question for cancer patients whose immune system has already been comprised by chemotherapy & radiation treatments.   Here’s the dealio...


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...

Good Nutrition Made Easy…

  For most people, the ability to consistently follow a healthy, well-balanced diet is no easy task.  This is especially true for cancer patients as chemotherapy and radiation often cause cancer patients to experience a lack of appetite, nausea, changes in taste and even difficulty swallowing.  Without proper nutrition, treatment-related-fatigue, lack...




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