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The Art of Active Listening - Communicating emotionally charged or difficult news: Dr. Helen Meldrum
06.03.2022
In this Pfizer-sponsored program, Helen Meldrum, PhD, discusses active listening and how to communicate emotionally charged or difficult news to…
Mentoring Phone Call in Hospital
National Volunteer Week: Mentors Give More Than Just Their Time
04.22.2022
Did you know that nationwide there are nearly 13,000 “mentor angels” volunteering their time to provide support and guidance to people diagnosed…
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ACS Updates Guidelines for Cancer Survivors
04.08.2022
A cancer diagnosis can make a person feel like they've lost some control over their own body -- a scary experience to be sure. It may also stir up a…
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Peer Mentoring Provides 'Somebody Who's Been There'
01.03.2022
Several years ago, before ThriveNV was created to support people in Nevada diagnosed with cancer, our team talked to people from throughout the…
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Johns Hopkins Study Reveals Patient Preferences on End-Of-Life Discussions
12.20.2021
The National Cancer Institute this month updated its PDQ on advance planning and end of life discussions to include details from a recent study of…
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Thrive Kitchen: Getting nutritional support
12.16.2021
People who have been diagnosed with cancer and are in treatment may have different nutritional needs than before their diagnosis. That can include…
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Reclaiming Health with LIVESTRONG at the Y
06.01.2017
June 4 is National Cancer Survivors Day, an opportunity to focus on celebrating the many cancer survivors, recognizing the abundance of life after…