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FREE Patient Webinar

Wednesday, October 16 8:00PM-9:00PM EDT

Topic – Peripheral Neuropathy: Will it ever go away? Problems, Causes, Solutions

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Cancer Insurance Checklist

pdf-homeFrom the Cancer Support Community, the Cancer Insurance Checklist is a valuable tool. It is designed to help you when shopping for insurance on your state’s Health Insurance Marketplace/Exchange if you have cancer, a history of cancer, or are at risk for cancer. Click below to get the checklist:

http://www.cancerinsurancechecklist.org/

Fatigue: Defend Against Drain on Your Energy

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This article from Patient Resource Guide is valuable information for patients and their caregivers.

It provides a good comparison of normal, everyday, tiredness and cancer treatment induced fatigue. It is essential to understand the differences.

 

http://www.patientresource.com/Fatigue.aspx?utm_source=080113&utm_campaign=NL+080113&utm_medium=email

 

Finding a Clinical Trial Just Got Easier (Curetoday.com)

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cure_001Read this important article on a very helpful website to find clinical trails!

Article By Cure Today

http://curetoday.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/article.show/id/2/article_id/2139

American Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention

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Let’s do everything we can to keep cancer AWAY! This is a very informative article courtesy of American Cancer Society on nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention. Are you following some of these potentially life-saving tips?

Click on link to read the article:

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002577-pdf.pdf

 

Considerations / Training Guide Before Becoming an Autologous Outpatient Stem Cell Transplant Caregiver

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DISCIPLINE:

  • The caregiver must be free from any illness or allergy.
  • Clean hands are a must at all times while around the patient.
  • When the patient wants to talk, be positive and supportive Continue Reading…

Patient Resource® Cancer Guide

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Linette Atwood, CEO/Publisher, Patient Resource Publishing understands cancer at all levels and felt she could put her knowledge and experience to your advantage. Her father died of stomach cancer at 62, her husband died of leukemia at 50, her sister died of breast cancer at 49, and Linette was diagnosed and beat breast cancer.

Their trusted patient education publications are the most comprehensive, nationally distributed cancer resources in the United States. They distribute, free of charge, more than 500,000 copies of their guides annually, primarily through physician offices, cancer treatment facilities and patient advocacy organizations. Continue Reading…

What Should I Eat? What Shouldn’t I Eat?

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These questions take on new urgency after a cancer diagnosis.  At the Bloch Cancer Hotline, we often  hear from people who want to change their diet during and after cancer treatments. Many cancer organizations offer guidance, but you should also consider a consultation with Continue Reading…

PDQ From NCI – Physician Data Query

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PDQ is an online database developed and maintained by the National Cancer Institute. Designed to make the most current, credible, and accurate cancer information available to health professionals and the public Continue Reading…

ASCO’s Cancer.Net en Español

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El sitio Web de la Sociedad Estadounidense de Oncología Clínica (American Society of Clinical Oncology, en inglés). En este sitio Web puede buscar información para ayudar a los pacientes y las familias a tomar decisiones informadas sobre el cuidado de la salud Continue Reading…

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