CancerLand Bookshelf: The End of Your Life Book Club

Posted November 16th, 2012

Will Schwalbe’s memoir initially hooked me – a relationship with an aging parent focused on books they read and discuss together. That’s my story too! But this book is so much more.


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I wish u knew… Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Posted November 15th, 2012

Dr. Mao talks about complementary and alternative medicine and the importance of being open about their use with cancer caregivers.


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I wish u knew… how cancer patients have changed my life

Posted November 12th, 2012

Dr. Metz talks about how caring for cancer patients has affected his life.


Groundhog Friends

Posted November 9th, 2012

I’m often asked how to be a friend to someone with cancer. I generally answer this question by encouraging them to be good listeners and to be present for their friend in every sense of the word. The best friends are what I describe as “groundhog friends.” Remember the movie Groundhog Day with Bill Murray? […]