Cancer Support

Aug 22, 2017

Staying Well as a Couple While Coping With Cancer

Posted by Dishon Kamwesa on Tue, Aug 22, 2017 - 1:43 PM in Cancer , Cancer Support

         

The burden of supporting someone you love can be both a privilege and a responsibility. It is vitally important to identify the limitations that may exist emotionally, relationally, and psychologically for a couple that is battling cancer together.

Advice for Couples Facing Cancer from

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Jun 01, 2017

Life After Cancer and Survivor Care Plans

Posted by Nicole Haines on Thu, Jun 1, 2017 - 10:45 AM in Cancer , Cancer Recovery , Cancer Support , Life After Cancer

         

One of the most exciting things in oncology is the vast improvement in survivor rates over the past few decades. It's led to a whole new phase of the cancer journey called survivorship. Learn what survivorship is and how you can develop a Survivor Care Plan.

Life after cancer - what is a survivor care plan? Mercy Cancer Center in Canton Ohio

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Nov 30, 2016

Holiday Memories: Dealing with Loss at a Time of Joy

         

Everyone anticipates the holiday season differently. Some may be excited for the gathering of family and friends, while others may find the holiday season emotionally challenging. This is especially true if you’ve lost someone close to you. The absence of your loved one can be overwhelming.

Dealing with memories and grief at the holidays

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May 15, 2016

Don't Be Afraid of Palliative Care

Posted by Nicole Haines on Sun, May 15, 2016 - 10:18 AM in Cancer , Cancer Support

         

Cancer can be complicated and scary. For some, when they hear the word "palliative," they think dying. In reality, palliative care means something very different.

Palliative Care in Canton Ohio at Mercy Medical Center

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Feb 16, 2016

10 Financial Resources If You or Someone You Love Has Cancer

Posted by Dianna Ellison on Tue, Feb 16, 2016 - 3:04 PM in Cancer , Cancer Support

         

You have been sick and used all your vacation and sick days. Now you find out you have cancer requiring a long course of treatment. You didn’t plan for this. You won’t be able to work and have no disability benefits. How are you going to support your family? How are you going to pay your bills? Is there any help out there for you?

The answer is YES.

Money resources if you have cancer 2016

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Jul 01, 2015

Coping with Cancer: 5 Ways to Find the Support System You Need

Posted by Nicole Haines on Wed, Jul 1, 2015 - 3:16 PM in Cancer , Cancer Recovery , Cancer Support

         

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer, it's important to understand that you shouldn't make this journey alone. Although there isn't one ideal way to get the support you need, you do have several good options.

Nicole Haines at Mercy Cancer Center, cancer support in canton, ohio

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Jun 12, 2015

Returning to Work After Cancer: Four Questions You Need to Ask Yourself

Posted by Nicole Haines on Fri, Jun 12, 2015 - 1:09 PM in Cancer , Cancer Support , Life After Cancer

         

Few people are more familiar with new beginnings than cancer survivors. New beginnings might mean many things for you, but some survivors find the path to wellness begins with a new career — or a new take on an existing career. Here are four questions to ask yourself about returning to work after cancer.

Four questions cancer survivors should ask before returning to work

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May 05, 2015

Working Out When You Are Busy Working

Posted by Nicole Haines on Tue, May 5, 2015 - 12:39 PM in Cancer , Cancer Support

         

Everyone struggles with this, cancer history or not. When you are working eight hours a day, who has energy for a post-work workout? How do you prioritize exercise as part of your new normal after cancer recovery?

How to work out even when you work full time | Canton Mercy

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Apr 10, 2015

High or Low: Which Workout Intensity Is OK for Cancer Survivors?

Posted by Nicole Haines on Fri, Apr 10, 2015 - 12:29 PM in Cancer , Cancer Support , Wellness , Fitness & Exercise

         

If you or someone you love is a cancer survivor, don't be overwhelmed by the thought of an all-out, agressive, boot-camp-style workout. Learn more about the latest research on exercise for cancer survivors.

High or Low Intensity Workouts for Cancer Survivors? Tips from Mercy Medical Center in Canton, Ohio

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Jan 30, 2015

Cancer Survivors Must Set Goals to Make Most of 'New Normal'

Posted by Nicole Haines on Fri, Jan 30, 2015 - 1:09 PM in Cancer , Cancer Support

         

couples exercise healthy for cancer survivors | Canton Mercy HealthChatEvery year millions make New Year’s resolutions hoping to achieve some long-awaited goal. Cancer survivors, too, have to set goals in order to make the most of their “new normal.”

According to the American Cancer Society, eating well and engaging in regular exercise are key ways to improve your life both during and after cancer treatment.

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