Holiday Gifts When the Cancer is Advanced

Posted December 4th, 2012

About this time last year, I wrote a column on buying holiday gifts for people with cancer. I discouraged gifts that focused on illness.


Holiday Gifts

Posted November 30th, 2012

Since this is a gift-giving time of year, I have been thinking about gift suggestions for people who are being treated for cancer and for those who have recently completed treatment.


The Transitions of Cancer

Posted November 21st, 2012

My job is to listen to people affected by cancer and to help them however I can.


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? […]