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By Ellyn Kerr, M.Sc., science/technology communications consultant  |  Oct 20, 2014

Dealing with Breast Cancer Stresses: Supporting the Supporters

  With one in eight women developing invasive breast cancer in her lifetime, most of us know at least one person who has been diagnosed. Each October, Breast Cancer Awareness month in North America highlights the excruciating experience of this disease and its courses of treatment. In a previous RealWorldHealthCare.org…more.

By Ellyn Kerr, M.Sc., science/technology communications consultant  |  May 30, 2014

Coping with Cancer: Managing Anxiety with Body-based Methods

The frightening gravity of cancer is difficult to convey. Every treatment option has undesirable, potentially distressing side effects. Medical costs can easily surpass financial resources, compounding stress and limiting patients’ treatment options. Realistic anxiety about death becomes a prevalent companion. We know stress weakens the immune system, interferes with digestion,…more.

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