Small Victories with Cancer

I’ve known hundreds. Hundreds of people, that is, who have made their respective journeys with cancer. And I’ve learned much. But the one lesson that stands out is the necessity of celebrating the small victories when one is battling cancer. One victory is not enough—or it is too overwhelming. Every cancer journey needs to be

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Get Mad … at Breast Cancer

By Todd Outcalt, author of Husband’s Guide to Breast Cancer One of our most raw—and at times helpful—emotions, is anger. This response can also be at the center of a cancer diagnosis, when a person first receives the news. Fear may be there, certainly . . . accompanied by anxiety, sadness or dread. But anger

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Is Breast Cancer (Support) Contagious?

By Todd Outcalt author Husband’s Guide to Breast Cancer   Anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, or who has journeyed with a loved one through cancer, can attest to the surprising network of supporters. In fact, I’ve heard some people describe their support network in almost “contagious” terms—with friends and neighbors who become feverish

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