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WhatNext.com is an online cancer support network, developed with the participation of the American Cancer Society, that connects people touched by cancer - based on their specific diagnosis - to peers and resources that can help. Our goal is to recruit 100,000 people to share their cancer journeys... Full Bio
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Gift Cards for Cancer Patients by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer By  Robyn Stoller   (from her blog  CancerHawk ) Often times, it’s the little things that people say or do that make a big impact in our lives. The Cancer Card Xch ... Read on »
New Sarcoma Cancer Treatment Approved in Time for Sarcoma Cancer Awareness Week by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   June 18 - 24, 2012 is Sarcoma Cancer Awareness Week. Sarcoma is a rare cancer in adults (1 percent of all adult cancers) but rather prevalent in children (about ... Read on »
Turmeric -- Spicing up the Cancer Research by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   Many chemotherapy drugs are derived from plants. It is no surprise that herbal dietary supplements are often promoted as cancer cures although few have actually be ... Read on »
Expert Voices: ACS releases new data on survivorship by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   With the release of the first edition of  Cancer Treatment and Survivorship Facts & Figures  the American Cancer Society reveals new data on living with and beyo ... Read on »
SUDDENLY YOU'RE A CAREGIVER. YES, THERE IS A HUGE LEARNING CURVE! - Part 2 by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   Editor's Note: In Part 1 , Rob Harris from RobCares.com  shared his perspective that there are many stages in the evolution of the caregiver. In Part 2, Rob shar ... Read on »
SUDDENLY YOU'RE A CAREGIVER. YES, THERE IS A HUGE LEARNING CURVE! - Part 1 by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   In my book that will debut this summer, We're In This Together, A Caregiver's Story , I discuss the five stages of grieving as defined by Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ro ... Read on »
Brain Cancer: The Value of Insight by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   In fall 2010, Joe Hevron, the 80-year-old uncle of WhatNext.com founder David Wasilewski , was diagnosed with glioblastoma, a deadly form of brain cancer .  On a ... Read on »
ISOL and the Big C by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   ISOL means In Search of Love The Big C unfortunately means CANCER not climax Editor's Note: Love and cancer…it’s complicated, or is it? WhatNext-er a ... Read on »
WhatNext Ultimate Chemo Playlist Vol. 1 by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   Music inspires, soothes, invigorates and can just get under your skin in ways indescribable.  You can spend a lot of time getting treatment, so we set out to bui ... Read on »
How can everyday people help unlock the mysteries of cancer? Epidemiologist Alpa Patel, PhD, ... by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   How often do you see someone battling cancer and wish there was something tangible you could do to make a difference? During the past 50 years, more than 2 m ... Read on »
Battling Breast Cancer: Choosing Sunlight Over Darkness by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer You go for your yearly mammogram, no problem. Then you get "the postcard." You go back expecting they just needed a better angle perhaps. You get the results and your he ... Read on »
Caring for a Mesothelioma Patient by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   Providing care for a mesothelioma cancer patient – or anybody who has any form of cancer, for that matter – can be a continuously difficult process. Among treatm ... Read on »
Patient Engagement - The New Doctor-Patient-Caregiver Relationship! by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Editor's Note: Caregiver expert Rob Harris, of RobCares.com  shares his evolution from being a "yes, doctor" type of guy to an inquisitive and persistent caregiver and a ... Read on »
Adding the Right Dentist to Your Oncology Team by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   Editor's Note: Many people don't realize that when hit with cancer, you really need to make sure your teeth are in as good a shape as possible. WhatNext-er and b ... Read on »
Jump, Bubby, Jump by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Editor's Note: This post about parenting a child with cancer, and how one mother learned how to let her child still be a child, first appeared on the blog, 32in32 . We w ... Read on »
Journey of the Week: Meet Breast Cancer Fighter, CranburyMom by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer WhatNext-er CranburyMom is a cancer researcher and is also fighting breast cancer: invasive (infiltrating) ductal carcinoma. She is one of the greatest supporters on Wha ... Read on »
Acupuncture for the Cancer Survivor by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   By K. Simon Yeung , PharmD, LAc, Manager, "About Herbs" website , Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center ( MSKCC ) In the last two decades, many cancer sur ... Read on »
Advice to a Cancer Patient Facing News He Didn't Want, by "e-patient Dave" deBronkart by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   We are honored to share this guest post from cancer survivor,   "e-patient Dave" deBronkart . An international keynote speaker on healthcare, e-patient Dave is h ... Read on »
Book Review: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Editor's Note: When 18-year-old medulloblastoma fighter and WhatNext-er shhwee told us how much she loved John Green 's novel, The Fault in Our Stars , we asked her to s ... Read on »
Lilly Oncology on Canvas Art Competition by WhatNext.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer   Get your canvases, paintbrushes and cameras ready! The 2012 Lilly Oncology On Canvas: Expressions of a Cancer Journey Art Competition and Exhibition is underway. ... Read on »