In This eUpdate:
What You Can Do for a Friend with Cancer
Information Overload
Turning a Corner
Coping Calendar of Observances
 

What You Can Do  
What You Can Do for a Friend with Cancer
by Denise Hazen

Finding out that a friend or loved one has been diagnosed with cancer can be overwhelming. For most of us, our first response is to make a chicken casserole or to offer, “Call me if you need anything.” These are both kind gestures, but what your loved one really needs is for you to take action.
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Information Overload
by Abigail Jones, MLIS, MA

The flood of information that comes with a cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming. Let’s look at some ways to sort through that information without letting it become an all-consuming task.
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Turning a Corner
by Roger Tunsley, Survivor of the Week

It’s Sunday evening, around nine o’clock. My wife, Kathy, and I are watching TV. I turn to her and ask if she would like anything – a snack or a drink. Then I suddenly remember; I have a scan in the morning and I’m not supposed to have anything to eat or drink after eight o’clock. I mention this to Kathy, and then we both realize what’s happened and we grin at each other. I’ve turned a corner.
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Coping Calendar of Observances

Find out about upcoming observances on the Coping Calendar of Cancer-related Observances.
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