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Read our blog to get more information and insight on cancers and other health issues. You can access the latest cancer prevention tips and how to maintain healthy lifestyle habits. The health blog also provides you with information on cancer treatment support, social support, coping resources and trending health concerns such as the Coronavirus or COVID19 infection.

My wife has breast cancer, how to cope with it (Attention to Men caring for women with breast cancer)

A cancer diagnosis is often a devastating event and a huge change to deal with for many people. It throws life out of balance and kickstarts a change to how things are. The effects of a cancer diagnosis are not limited to the diagnosed person as it affects the whole family as well as other …

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Keeping Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Fear, Anxiety, Uncertainty. These are words that have been used to describe the past few months of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is an unprecedented time in recent history and we are having to navigate through what most of us have never experienced or even imagined. Schools, offices, places of worship and gathering have all been …

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Understanding Cancer Patients Better; A 2-part series (Part 2)

2. Things Fall Apart; The Center Can No Longer Hold! Though we’ve heard and were even aware that Covid19 is real somewhere else but not around us yet (in our country, state, and neighbourhood), we lived our regular lives. We went to work and market freely without fear, no social distancing, no masks, and no …

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Understanding Cancer Patients Better; A 2-part series (Part 1)

The COVID-19  pandemic bears similarities with a cancer diagnosis COVID 19 has been a thorn in the flesh lately for everyone and the whole world since it was first discovered in Wuhan, China. Coronavirus is a flu-like virus. It causes a condition called COVID-19, which can affect the lungs and respiratory tract. For most people, …

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How to Get the Best Care when Diagnosed with Cancer

Being diagnosed with cancer is inarguably a life-changing experience. The fear, worry, anxiety, dread, distresses, and in some cases, depression can make the diagnosis even more frightening. You had absolutely no control over your diagnosis, but you have the opportunity to decide what happens to the quality of your life at this stage. What is …

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Myths About Cancer Treatment you should be aware of

Fear, dread, anxiety, emotional distress.… Being diagnosed with cancer is a life-changing experience that is rightly defined by one’s access to the right support and verified information. Sadly, this isn’t always the case for a huge number of cancer patients. This is further worsened the horrible myths about cancer treatment. Understanding that the dearth of …

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