How to overcome sleepless nights after cancer

This article originally appeared in Cancer Support Community on February 9, 2017. How often do you feel pressure to get a good night’s sleep? We often read news headlines about the health effects of sleep deprivation (perhaps at 3 a.m. when we can’t sleep). For some, feeling like we need “enough” sleep can become internalized […]

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Cancer Treatment – Questions, Decisions, and Concerns

Cancer Treatment - Questions, Decisions and Concerns

Being diagnosed with cancer sets off a whirlwind of activities. You may be referred to specialists or sent for further testing. You may talk to a social worker or patient navigator who can explain the resources available or give you more detailed information about your options. In the face of this flurry, it is often […]

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What It Means To Be A Caregiver

What It Means To Be A Caregiver

Caregiving can be a rewarding experience, but it is also physically and emotionally demanding. National Family Caregivers Month is a time to honor caregivers and to understand that all caregivers need to “take care to give care.” As a caregiver, one may be providing care to their own family with dependent children as well as […]

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Cancer Journey: Before The Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer Journey: Before the Cancer Diagnosis

There are more than 100 different types of cancer that have been identified. Each has its own symptoms and causes, treatment protocols and survival rates.  No matter what type of cancer an individual and their family are dealing with, there was a period of time before the diagnosis when they had their suspicions but weren’t […]

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Caring For Yourself While Caring For Others

Caring for Yourself While Caring for Others

Chances are this headline has caught your attention, because chances are, you are either someone who provides care for someone who is needing support and assistance or you know someone who is. Regardless, you certainly recognize the strains and challenges (along with the benefits) that accompany being a caregiver. The following article addresses some common […]

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In Need of Breast Cancer Financial Assistance?

The cost of the treatment for breast cancer can quickly become a major financial burden. When this happens, you may start looking for breast cancer financial assistance. Many people do not realize that they may get multiple bills for only one procedure. For example, you may receive a bill from each department that is in […]

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Why Choose Fifth Season for Life Insurance Loans?

Why Choose Fifth Season?

The story, unfortunately, is a common one. You’re facing a serious illness, one that will require significant medical attention, change your ability to work or earn a living, and may seriously affect your financial security. The stress is palpable, sometimes overwhelming. You’re facing a serious illness, one that will require significant medical attention, change your […]

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Financial Help for Cancer Patients in Idaho

The emotional roller coaster ride that is part and parcel of a cancer diagnosis comes as no surprise. Whether you are the cancer patient or a family member or friend, you expect that fear, pain and grief will be part of dealing with any life-threatening illness. What you might not expect, however, is the mountain […]

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