• Abby Henry
    3 months 1 week ago

    Four Ways to Thank a Caregiver during Caregiver Awareness Month

    November is Caregiver Awareness Month. Caregivers play a huge role in most patients’ cancer care. The primary caregiver will often be present at every appointment and be by the patient’s side while recovering from surgery or treatment.

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  • Gwen Spector, RN, BSN, COCN, CCP
    9 months 2 weeks ago

    Celebrating the Nurses on the Cancer Journey

    Nurses are an important part of any patient’s healthcare team. They care for people in many different settings and specialties.

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  • Gwen Spector, RN, BSN, COCN, CCP
    1 year 1 month ago

    Oncology Navigators Are on Your Team

    It takes a team to help patients though their cancer journey. Like a football team, your healthcare team is made up of many professionals that contribute their special skills at different points along the way. This collection of healthcare specialists is called a multi-disciplinary team.

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  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    1 year 10 months ago

    Shout Out to Hospital Workers: It’s The Little Things That Count

    If you’ve ever spent any time in a hospital, you know it can be a foreign, cold place—even if your loved one or best friend is being treated there.  The hospital decorators and designers do a good job of creating lovely places to sit in the lobby and waiting areas.

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  • Abby Henry
    2 years 3 weeks ago

    Introducing the Caregiver Handbook

    If your loved one or friend has just been diagnosed with cancer, you probably have a lot of questions about being the best caregiver possible. PearlPoint's Caregiver Handbook is a reliable source of information.

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  • Katherine T. Fowler, MS, RD, LDN
    5 years 2 months ago

    Tis’ the Season - How to Store and Prepare Holiday Dishes Safely

    Tis’ the season to celebrate with food.  Many of us are cooking up favorite meals in our own kitchens and receiving food gifts and homemade goodies from friends and family.  Are you preparing and storing holiday dishes safely?  It is especially important for cancer patients to prepare and store

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  • Bailey Groetsch, LMSW
    5 years 2 months ago

    Cancer Doesn’t Mix Well With the Holiday “Blues”

    There’s an element of sadness and grief associated with every cancer diagnosis, both in the patient and in his or her network of family and friends. Add in the chaos of the holidays, and you have a frustrating mixture of emotional distress to add to the physical symptoms of cancer.

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  • PearlPoint Staff
    5 years 2 months ago

    Anne Best - Turning "What If" into "What Is"

    In December of 2000, then 43-year-old Anne Best was given the news that more than 200,000 American women receive each year; she had breast cancer. The wife of successful businessman and former Canadian National Team athlete J.

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  • PearlPoint Staff
    5 years 4 months ago

    Book Review -The Color of Rain: How Two Families Found Faith, Hope, and Love in the Midst of Tragedy

    I became acquainted with Michael & Gina Spehn’s cancer journey when I saw them interviewed on television, and knew I wanted to learn more details of their story.  The Color of Rain is a real-life Brady Bunch story.

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  • Bailey Groetsch, LMSW
    5 years 5 months ago

    Supportive Services for Your Cancer Journey

    Are you experiencing any emotional or practical issues on your cancer journey? Whether you are fighting cancer, are a survivor, or are a caregiver of someone with cancer our cancer supportive services team has resources for you.

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