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Caregiving + COVID-19 = More Stress

Caregiving + COVID-19 = More Stress

by Angie Giallourakis June 8, 2020

Caring for loved ones with cancer requires emotional fortitude, empathy, dedication, strength, and patience (for yourself and others). Knowing that this situation is impacting our lives, I thought it best to provide some coping strategies while social distancing.

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Krishna Desai

COVID-19: Welcome to my World

by Krishna Desai April 28, 2020

COVID-19: welcome to my world. I have been preparing for your experiment with my own. When the experiment initiated, people began to ask questions that they never knew they would need to ask.

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Grieving COVID-19

The Grief of COVID-19

by Jennifer Anand April 13, 2020

One day, we will celebrate again. Together. With those we love and miss. And we will once again be able to grieve together the ones we have lost during this time of isolation. We’ll never get back these days, these memories, these times. But we continue to prove, time and time again, that nothing is lost when we have hope for better days to come.  

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What you need to know about COVID and Cancer

COVID-19 Pandemic: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe and Reduce Your Risk

by Amelia Baffa March 31, 2020

COVID-19 pandemic is an invisible enemy, its cunning, and an expert in adaption. This is a list of what you need to know to stay safe and reduce risk.

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COVID-19 India

COVID-19: The Unexpected Trigger

by Megha Agarwal March 25, 2020

In light of the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), social distancing has become a norm all across the globe. Cancer survivors, like me, who underwent extensive chemotherapy are pros at social distancing.

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COVID-19

by Elephants & Tea March 23, 2020

With social distancing in place due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we wanted to make sure we provide you, the cancer community, with resources to keep you all informed on the latest with COVID-19 and online support groups from Elephants and Tea and the fantastic organizations we partner with. Please feel free to share this with […]

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Stupid Cancer Webinar: COVID-19 Concerns

by Nick Giallourakis March 19, 2020

There is widespread concern about COVID-19 and the particular risks for the AYA cancer community. Dr. Steven Pergam, Director of Infection Prevention at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, to answer questions and help spread good information.

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What Beating Cancer Taught Me About the Fear of COVID-19

by Beth Reed March 17, 2020

Trauma is triggering, in whatever form it comes, the flashbacks, the physical sensations, the memories and most of all the reality.

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COVID-19 and Cancer Patients

COVID-19 and Cancer Patients

by Jennifer Anand March 16, 2020

Self-isolation. With COVD-19, that’s what I’m hearing from everyone now. Aldi was completely sold out of meat, and almost of veggies. Sam’s Club was sold out of rice. Everyone, of course, is sold out of toilet paper.

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I am not your cute cancer subplot

I Am Not Your Cute Subplot: Cancer in Media

by Morgan Boyer June 13, 2020

Next time, give me a cancer character who is too exhausted from their chemo to do the dishes so they take their pills with a coffee mug. Give me a cancer character whose chemo fog causes them to forget to text their roommate to get toilet paper at the store and the moment they realize it they cuss. Give me a cancer character who hates taking the dog out because every time a neighbor stops to ask them how they’re doing, even though they just spoke to each other yesterday, so why would it have changed? Give me a cancer character who is annoyed at all of the people they’ve ever known on Facebook posting on their wall about how bad they feel for them.

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