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Let's take back

the power

we've given to

the word cancer.

Say the word.

Just because you don’t have cancer doesn’t mean you’re not living with it.

Nearly everyone knows and cares about someone who has been diagnosed with cancer, but most of us still feel powerless to talk about it. It is a word that is loaded with fear, anxiety, and ignorance. We need a place where we can set those things aside, learn, and better understand what it means to live with cancer.

We can take back the power we’ve given the word “cancer.” We can start by not being afraid to say it.

Learn how

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I Can COPE with Breast Cancer!

Absorbing the news that you have a breast cancer diagnosis is challenging to say the least! Your emotions will be intense — feeling scared, anxious, out of control. But you’re not alone in this journey. Your health care team will guide you through the coping process. Read More »

Looking and Feeling First-Rate while Going through Cancer Treatments

Cancer treatment can make it difficult to look and feel your best, especially if you’re a woman. One of the most difficult things for anyone is looking in the mirror. Cancer treatment can cause multiple changes in appearance, serving as a constant reminder of the disease and making you look sicker than you may feel. Read More »

Offering Help to Someone Going through Cancer Treatment

Many patients’ family and friends say “What can I do to help” or “How can I help?” But what does that truly mean? People with cancer have a hard time figuring out what exactly you could do to help or what they need help with. Read More »

Learning to live with cancer will not give you cancer.

Picture life with cancer.

Share pictures of life with cancer using the photo-sharing app Instagram on your smartphone. Just tag your photo with #PictureCancer.

We've discovered the cure for fear.

Say The Word in 140 characters.

We're taking back the power we've given the word cancer by curing fear through knowledge and support. Share your fears and send your support using hashtag #CureFear.

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These numbers include both smokers and non-smokers. For smokers the risk is much higher, while for non-smokers the risk is lower.

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Lung cancer accounts for about 14% of all new cancers.

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Doris Esparza refused to give in to her diagnosis of stage 4 breast cancer.

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.@ estimates for lung cancer in 2013 are: about 228,190 new cases of lung cancer (118,080 in men & 110,110in women)

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There will be about 22,350 new cases of multiple myeloma in the United States for 2013.