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Carolyn Vachani, RN, MSN, AOCN

Holiday Helpers

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The holidays can be very stressful- particularly when you are already dealing with a cancer diagnosis or are the caregiver for someone with cancer.



Are You Aware?

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November for instance, it is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month, Stomach Cancer Awareness Month, National Family Caregiver Month and the Great American Smokeout.



The Seasonal Flu Vaccine for People with Cancer [Repost]

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Flu vaccine information is everywhere you turn these days, from the supermarket to the news. Many people with cancer may be wondering how they can best prevent getting sick and if they should be vaccinated against the flu, both seasonal and H1N1 (often called Swine flu). Here’s the facts…Flu vaccine information is everywhere you turn these days, from the supermarket to the news. Many people with cancer may be wondering how they can best prevent getting sick and if they should be vaccinated against the flu, both seasonal and H1N1 (often called Swine flu). Here’s the facts…



Reiki For Cancer Patients: Dispelling Common Reiki Myths

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Many people choose Reiki to complement their cancer treatment. Reiki for cancer involves the light tough of a Reiki caregiver to provide relief from cancer treatment.