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From Mourning to Morning

From Mourning to Morning

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January 05th 2017:What to Do When a Loved One Says, 'I Have Cancer'

Lots of us deal with loved ones who are afflicted with cancer. We are going to give some hints and advice for care-givers, to make your job a bit easier. The big idea: The National Cancer Institute estimates 14 million people in the U.S. have had a cancer diagnosis, and the number is rapidly rising. More and more people must struggle with how to face a life-threatening disease, while loved ones try to give support. Why this matters: Today, cancer treatment is mostly given in outpatient treatment centers, not in hospitals. This means a family member or friend needs to be part of the

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Who he is: Stan Goldberg, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Communicative Disorders at San Francisco State University, and author of the new book, Loving, Supporting, and Caring for the Cancer Patient (Rowman & Littlefield, October 2016). He is a prolific award-winning writer, editorial consultant and recognized expert in the area of cancer support, end-of-life issues, caregiving, chronic illnesses, aging and change. With more than 300 publications, presentations, workshops and interviews, he garnered 22 national and international awards for his writing. Goldberg was a bedside volunteer at the internationally renowned Zen Hospice Project in San Francisco, as well as Hospice By The Bay, George
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2522/from-mourning-to-morning From Mourning to Morning https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2522/from-mourning-to-morning Lots of us deal with loved ones who are afflicted with cancer. We are going to give some hints and advice for care-givers, to make your job a bit easier. The big idea: The National Cancer Institute estimates 14 million people in the U.S. have had a cancer diagnosis, and the number is rapidly rising. More and more people must struggle with how to face a life-threatening disease, while loved ones try to give support. Why this matters: Today, cancer treatment is mostly given in outpatient treatment centers, not in hospitals. This means a family member or friend needs to be part of the day-to-day care of the person with cancer, but they're uncertain how to provide emotional support. The so-what: The presence alone of caregivers is just part of the support cancer patients need -- the attitudes of the caregivers may be the most important variable in helping someone with cancer transition comfortably from independence to dependence. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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