For Spouses & Caregivers
For spouses and caregivers of parents with cancer.
Our favorite takeaway: She says her husband doesn’t try to point out people who have it worse off than she does. Rather, he just lets her cry and feel her feelings.
But you won’t live each day like it’s your last because you can’t.
Here’s one way for people to help cancer patients.
Your story can help, and I Had Cancer helps you share it.
I was the only patient on the oncology floor who was born after President Kennedy was shot.
Her Channel profiles Jen Singer about her web site, ParentingWithCancer.com.
Are you a friend or family member of a parent with cancer who isn’t sure how you can help? Or maybe you’re a patient or spouse who could use a gift card for groceries, for the kids or just for fun (of which there is a terrible deficit during chemo, right?). The Cancer Card Xchange is […]
I never thought that explaining cancer to my child would be scarier than discussing gun violence
by Lisa Adams I met a woman who told me something shocking. It wasn’t that she’d had breast cancer. Or had a double mastectomy with the TRAM flap procedure for reconstruction. Or that she’d had chemotherapy. What made my jaw literally drop open was her statement that she has never told the younger two of […]