Monthly Archives: November 2012

CancerLand Bookshelf: The End of Your Life Book Club

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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

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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

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

Groundhog Friends

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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?…