“Ugh, Side Effects”: The March Blogger Roundup

This month, I asked our wonderful blogger community what they thought of when they heard the words “side effects” – and I think Heather put it best. “UGH”.

It seems everybody’s had at least one or two run-ins with side effects during their cancer treatment. But for every nausea nightmare or unexpected rash, our bloggers have come up with inventive, practical, and downright genius tips for getting through them. Read on to find out more!

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February Blogger Roundup: Relationships

For this month’s roundup, we want to talk about relationships. Of course, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and we’ve been thinking about how romantic relationships and dating can be affected by going through cancer. But we also wanted to focus on a kind of relationship that’s just as important – friendship. Read more for some seriously helpful relationship advice from the real experts…

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World Cancer Day 2018: What, When, and How?

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World Cancer Day takes place on Sunday 4th February

When is World Cancer Day 2018?

World Cancer Day in 2018 will fall on Sunday 4th of February. Though most types of cancer have their own cancer awareness month, World Cancer Day aims to tackle all cancers as a whole, encouraging countries, groups, and individuals to look at the global picture.

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Cancer At Christmas – A Live Better With Blogger Guide

We’ve searched high and low across the internet to find the best cancer bloggers out there – and brought them together in our brand new Live Better With Blogger Community, to share their real life stories, advice, and tips for other people going through cancer.

This month, we asked our blogger experts to tell us their thoughts on going through cancer during Christmas.

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5 Awesome American Cancer Fundraising Events

In case you hadn’t noticed, the United States is a pretty big place. So it makes sense that when it comes to fundraising and fighting cancer, the USA really knows how to go big.

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We took a closer look at 5 of the most incredible fundraising initiatives happening across America – and what we found out was completely inspiring. If you’re based in the US and want to help fight cancer, these options are a great place to join thousands of others raising money and awareness.

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Thanksgiving Alternatives – What To Eat When Cancer Steals Your Appetite

The thought of a full Thanksgiving meal might be overwhelming if you’re living with cancer, so we’ve put together a yummy list of alternative thanksgiving recipes that are tailored to help you manage your symptoms and side-effects.

Thanksgiving alternatives

Some of the most common side effects reported by people living with cancer are eating difficulties, including nausea, mouth soreness, trouble swallowing, dry mouth, or a loss of taste. So how can you still be part of the Thanksgiving celebrations if a huge roast dinner with all the trimmings is out of the question?

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Gifts For Caregivers: The 14 Things On Every Carer’s List

We know it can be hard finding the right thank you gifts for caregivers. Whether it’s someone special in your family, a friend who’s stuck with you through thick and thin, or an especially caring nurse or doctor, it can be difficult to show someone just how much their kindness means.

Thank you gifts for caregivers

Likewise, if you know someone who’s caring for a person going through cancer, you might want to help them out during the holidays, but not know where to start. So we’ve come up with some ideas to help you find the perfect gifts for caregivers – they really do deserve it!  

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