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The Support Report with b-present – How Support Changes Lives

Our new podcast, The Support Report with b-present, is hosted by our very own Justin Peters. Each month we share real stories from young adults and dive deep into how support…

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The Support Report with b-present – How Support Changes Lives

Wrapped In Presence | Supporting Patients One Handmade Blanket at a Time

Presence comes in many forms A life-threatening diagnosis turns life upside down. Patients need to feel connected to the world as they undergo treatment, and know that they are not…

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Wrapped In Presence | Supporting Patients One Handmade Blanket at a Time

Examples of What to Say When Someone Has Cancer

In cancer conversations, comments intended to express empathy or comfort can backfire when they are dismissive of the person’s situation, choices, decisions, or emotions. We designed our Talking Tips to…

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Examples of What to Say When Someone Has Cancer

How To Stay Connected To Friends From Afar

Friendships are one of the most important aspects of our lives, and staying connected when isolated is essential for our mental health. Whether you have a friend that is stuck…

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How To Stay Connected To Friends From Afar

Young Adult Cancer Education — Events and Activities

b-present overcomes the stigma of cancer through education, community dialogue, and experiences that improve empathy and compassion. These events and activities create a shared understanding of the young adult cancer…

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Young Adult Cancer Education — Events and Activities

Talking Tips – How To Be There For A Friend With Cancer

Picture this. You are hanging out with a friend, and there is an uncomfortable silence. Your brain starts racing with things to say to fill the void. Then it happens.…

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Talking Tips – How To Be There For A Friend With Cancer

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?

Amy Schneider – Oncology Nursing Month Highlight

Oncology nurses are there to explain the diagnosis to patients and their families and be their guide through treatment. They are there to celebrate the wins and provide comfort when…

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Amy Schneider – Oncology Nursing Month Highlight

The Support Report with b-present – How Support Changes Lives

Our new podcast launches in 3…2…1! Tune into The Support Report with b-present hosted by our very own Justin Peters. We will be sharing real stories from young adults and…

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The Support Report with b-present – How Support Changes Lives