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To the Kind-Hearted Supporter

If you are supporting your friend or family member who has been diagnosed with cancer or another chronic illness, you know that role comes with many challenges. It’s hard to…

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To the Kind-Hearted Supporter

What Do I Say to Someone With Cancer?

You just got the call that your friend has cancer. If you are a young adult, this may be the first time you personally know someone your age that has…

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What Do I Say to Someone With Cancer?

You Just Found Out Your Friend Has Cancer – Now What?

Most young adults never expect to hear the words “I have cancer” come up in a conversation, and they feel totally unprepared when it does. The news that your friend…

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You Just Found Out Your Friend Has Cancer – Now What?

Understanding Treatment Side Effects: How to Offer Specific Support

Understanding the potential side effects of cancer treatment and knowing how to offer specific support can make a significant difference in the quality of life and health outcomes for young…

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Understanding Treatment Side Effects: How to Offer Specific Support

How to Support a Friend After a Mastectomy: Tangible Ways to Show You Care

Supporting a friend after a mastectomy can make a significant difference in their recovery and emotional well-being. Whether you’re nearby or far away, there are many meaningful ways you can…

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How to Support a Friend After a Mastectomy: Tangible Ways to Show You Care

Empowerment Unleashed: Be the Supporter Your Loved One with Cancer Needs

When someone you care about is facing cancer, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and unsure about how best to support them. But guess what? You’ve got the power to make…

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Empowerment Unleashed: Be the Supporter Your Loved One with Cancer Needs

Recognizing the Signs: Understanding and Preventing Caregiver Burnout

Caregivers are the unsung heroes, offering unwavering support and care to their loved ones facing cancer. Whether they’re family members, friends, or dedicated professionals, these caregivers play a pivotal role…

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Recognizing the Signs: Understanding and Preventing Caregiver Burnout

Conflict Resolution Toolbox: Strategies for Strengthening Connections

Conflicts are an inevitable part of life’s journey. Whether it’s a disagreement with a loved one, a clash with a colleague, or a misunderstanding with a friend, these moments can…

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Conflict Resolution Toolbox: Strategies for Strengthening Connections

Embracing Different Communication Styles Within Cancer Support Networks

The value of strong, empathetic communication cannot be overstated. At b-present, we recognize the pivotal role that effective communication plays not only in everyday interactions but especially within communities supporting…

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Embracing Different Communication Styles Within Cancer Support Networks

Creating Healthy Boundaries: A Guide for Young Adults with Cancer

Living with cancer as a young adult presents unique challenges, not only in terms of health but also in navigating the complexities of relationships and personal boundaries. At b-present, we…

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Creating Healthy Boundaries: A Guide for Young Adults with Cancer

Celebrating Your Cancerversary

Throughout a cancer experience, every milestone is a victory worth celebrating. For young adults navigating the twists and turns of diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship, the word “cancerversary” holds a special…

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Celebrating Your Cancerversary

Overly Supportive Behavior During Cancer: The Fine Line

When a young adult is diagnosed with cancer, it upends their life and sends shockwaves through the lives of those around them. In our eagerness to support, we may unintentionally…

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Overly Supportive Behavior During Cancer: The Fine Line

Tips to Help Choose a Connection & Support App After Cancer

After a cancer diagnosis life can feel chaotic. Choosing a good connection and support app can help everyone stay on the same page and keep things running smoothly. If you…

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Tips to Help Choose a Connection & Support App After Cancer