USA TODAY reporter Liz Szabo moderated a Twitter chat Oct. 3 about parenting through cancer, asking for advice from doctors, nurses, social workers and cancer navigators, and soliciting the personal stories of patient, survivors, metavivors and family members.
If I had one piece of advice to give someone affected by cancer it would be “Don’t do this alone.”
It’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – a time to honor our littlest fighters and to remember that cancer is not just an old person’s disease.
Talking about the fear of cancer and death can be both healthy and productive.
They continue – long after cancer has stopped being an ugly, daily force in my life – to help my family in practical, meaningful ways.
Palliative care is focused on providing patients with relief from symptoms, pain, and stress of a serious illness – regardless of diagnosis.
Learn more from medical experts and young adult survivors about how to keep the lines of communication open after cancer so you get the support you need.
Being affected by cancer can put a strain on all your relationships – even your closest ones. Listen this month’s LIVESTRONG Cancer Education Class for tips and information.
No matter what type of cancer or what stage of treatment you are at – we are here to help every step of the way.
Being affected by cancer can put a strain on all your relationships – even your closest one. We are here to help.