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What to Say to a Cancer Patient

What to say to a cancer patient

Sometimes it’s hard to know what to say to a cancer patient. You might feel pressured to try to come up with the perfect thing to say, but it’s okay not knowing. Being open and honest about not knowing what to say is important as well. Are struggling with what to say to a cancer […]

Stand Up To Cancer Day

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STAND UP TO CANCER DAY – SEP. 8 STAND UP TO CANCER DAY honors those who have been affected by cancer. STAND UP TO CANCER DAY was started in 2007. Every year on the second Friday in September, Stand Up To Cancer Day helps bring awareness. It also raises funds for Cancer research. Learn how you […]

Low White Blood Cells

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LOW WHITE BLOOD CELLS White Blood Cells: There are three main types of cells in your blood: white cells, red cells and platelets. White blood cells help your body to fight infections. When there are not enough white blood cells in the blood, you may be at risk of getting an infection more easily, or […]

Hair Loss

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Hair Loss during chemotherapy: Not all chemotherapy drugs cause hair loss, but the ones that do are fairly predictable. If your doctor has told you to expect hair loss, this is what usually happens: One and a half weeks after your first treatment, your scalp may become tender. Some people don’t feel this at all, […]