• Communicating With Your Doctor

    Taking on the role of being a patient can be complex and anxiety provoking. However, there are things you can do to take charge of your diagnosis, treatment and life while living with cancer. Learning to effectively communicate with your doctor is a perfect example. Remember: You and your doctor …
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  • Why Join A Support Group? A Personal Perspective

    By Barbara Cervoni, LMSW, ACSW Director of Services and Communication Chances are, you never thought of joining a support group. Maybe you’re not even sure what a support group is. Or maybe you’re worried about how it might feel to participate. It’s not unusual to be hesitant about trying something …
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  • Knitting Circle Warms the Heart and Soul

    By Barbara Cervoni, Support Connection, Inc. Everyone knows that handmade items such as gloves, scarves, sweaters and afghans provide warmth against the cold winter air. But the act of creating them, especially in the company of others, is a sure way to warm the heart and soul. It’s also a …
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  • Take Time to Socialize: It’s Good For You!

    Have you ever wondered why you often feel better when you get together with friends, enjoy a change of scenery or share some laughs? It isn’t an accident and you can almost always rely on it. After a cancer diagnosis and a journey through treatment, regardless of where we are …
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