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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?

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

Intentionally Supporting a Friend with Cancer

Supporting a friend or loved one who has been diagnosed with cancer can be overwhelming and emotionally taxing. It’s important to remember that, as a friend, you have the power…

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Intentionally Supporting a Friend with Cancer

Cancer, Family, and the Holidays

The holidays are a time filled with joy, love, and cherished traditions. However, when cancer becomes part of the equation, the festivities can take on a different tone. Patients and…

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Cancer, Family, and the Holidays

Embracing Gratitude: How to Cultivate a Thankful Heart and Stronger Relationships

As Thanksgiving draws near, our thoughts naturally turn to gratitude – a sentiment that warms the air and fills our days with appreciation. Beyond a seasonal tradition, gratitude becomes a…

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Embracing Gratitude: How to Cultivate a Thankful Heart and Stronger Relationships