Want to make life a little easier for someone facing a cancer diagnosis? Or, just not sure what to say or how to make them smile? According to our patients, survivors and caregivers, it's not as hard as you might think.
This past year, our bloggers and members of our Facebook community shared plenty of great suggestions on what to say and how to help cancer patients and caregivers. Here's some of the best advice they shared in 2014.
19 ways to help someone with cancer
Most cancer patients are used to people saying, "Let me know if I can help." But if you really want to help someone dealing with cancer, you may have to take matters into your own helping hands. And, that doesn't always require much time or money. We recently asked the cancer survivors, patients and caregivers in our Facebook community to share the most helpful thing you can do for a friend or loved one dealing with cancer. Read their advice.
5 things to say to someone with cancer
Struggling to find the right words to say to someone with cancer? Melanoma survivor Amanda Woodward gets it: it's awkward. But the things you say can have a big impact on cancer patients. That's why Amanda and her friends made a list of what to say to someone with cancer. Check out their list.
6 great gifts for cancer patients and caregivers
Whether you're doing some last-minute holiday shopping or just want to show you care, choosing a gift for a cancer patient or caregiver can seem daunting. After all, you may want to make them feel special and give them something they can really use. So, we asked some of our bloggers -- all cancer patients, survivors and caregivers themselves -- for their gift recommendations. Get their suggestions.