12 Questions to Ask at Your First Cancer Appointment

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Your first cancer appointment can be overwhelming. Your head may be buzzing with a host of fears, worries and questions. Our checklist will help you prepare for your appointment so you will come away from the visit with the information you need to move forward in your cancer journey with confidence. Before the appointment, do this: … Continued

Five Tips for Pancreatic Cancer Survivors

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After completing cancer treatment for pancreatic cancer, it is important to be diligent with follow-up care to ensure you remain cancer-free, or to find any cancer that may have returned as quickly as possible. Below are 5 tips to help you ensure you stay healthy following treatment: Remain committed to follow-up care. Even after completing … Continued

What is Palliative Care?

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Commonly mistaken for hospice care, palliative care is a type of outpatient care that is available to improve the quality of life for patients who have a potentially life-threatening disease. Palliative care aims to prevent or treat, as early as possible, the symptoms or side effects of your disease, in addition to related psychological, social … Continued

The Importance of Nutrition in the Stomach Cancer Journey

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Nutrition is an important part of any cancer journey. Eating a well-balanced diet before, during and after cancer treatment can help patients feel healthier, maintain strength and speed up recovery. With stomach cancer, nutrition is even more important to monitor and control. Food intake plays a significant role in recovery for those who have had … Continued

How to Talk to Your Kids About a Cancer Diagnosis

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Many parents who are diagnosed with cancer wrestle with how or if to tell their children about their diagnosis. Sharing this information is important to parent/child relationships, but is different for every family. “Sometimes, patients are in denial about their own diagnosis, as they struggle to understand the unexpected journey ahead of them, let alone … Continued