Posts Tagged: Chemotherapy

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…



The After Treatment Blahs

Posted by & filed under Bob Riter's Cancer Columns.

Transitioning to being a survivor is often a difficult time. Bob presents some tips for making this a smooth transition.



Jay

Posted by & filed under Beating the Beast.

Jay made me laugh. He had a dry, sarcastic humor, like my own. We had other things in common. We were regulars at the blood cancer support group at Gilda’s Club Delaware Valley. We also volunteered our time there. We also had been treated for lymphoma. I, for Hodgkin’s, he, for non-Hodgkin’s. Jay had a…