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Protected: The Sibling Dynamic During Cancer

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Protected: The Sibling Dynamic During Cancer

Cancer in High School (Part 1): Overview of the Teen Cancer Experience

Receiving a cancer diagnosis is devastating at any age, but receiving a diagnosis in high school is particularly disruptive and comes with its own challenging obstacles. High school is a…

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Cancer in High School (Part 1): Overview of the Teen Cancer Experience

A Letter to Parents of a Young Adult Diagnosed with Cancer

Seven years ago today, Kirsten called with news that changed our lives forever. I still have the text exchange on my phone from July 26, 2015. She was away at…

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A Letter to Parents of a Young Adult Diagnosed with Cancer

The Bond of a Cancer Best Friend

The Story of Shauna and Rosalina Cancer best friend: a person that you met on your cancer journey that you share your experience with, and someone you can truly lean…

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The Bond of a Cancer Best Friend

Supporting AYA Cancer Patients Impacted by the Overturn of Roe vs. Wade

Effects of Roe v. Wade Overturn on AYA Cancer Patients Here at b-present, we boldly and proudly support our adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer community. We are committed to…

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Supporting AYA Cancer Patients Impacted by the Overturn of Roe vs. Wade

Friendship and Loss: How Being Present, Not Perfect Can Help You Live with No Regrets

Cancer is full of difficult emotions, from diagnosis through treatment and beyond. Here, we discuss the experience of loss and how to maximize the time you have together. The catalyst…

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Friendship and Loss: How Being Present, Not Perfect Can Help You Live with No Regrets

Everything You Need to Know About the LGBTQIA+ Cancer Community 

This June, in honor of Pride Month, we are partnering with Escape, an organization created to provide a sense of Escape for LGBTQIA+ Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients, Survivors, and…

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Everything You Need to Know About the LGBTQIA+ Cancer Community 

Supporting Someone with Cancer While Putting your own Mental Health First

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and I’ve been loving seeing all of the honest conversations about mental health happening all around the internet this month! I’ve seen so many…

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Supporting Someone with Cancer While Putting your own Mental Health First

Sympathy vs. Empathy vs. Compassion: Cancer Support and Where Each Fits

Sympathy, empathy and compassion are likely all words you’ve heard used a lot within the cancer space. They might even be used interchangeably! But the truth is, they’re all different,…

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Sympathy vs. Empathy vs. Compassion: Cancer Support and Where Each Fits

Ring Theory: The Ins & Outs of Sharing Feelings

When your friend gets diagnosed with cancer, it can be hard to know what to say. We all know that cancer affects everyone around the patient, not just the patient.…

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Ring Theory: The Ins & Outs of Sharing Feelings