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Touched By Cancer Magazine

Touched by Cancer is a bimonthly magazine dedicated to providing a non-medical resource guide for everyone affected by cancer in the Triangle and surrounding area of North Carolina. It is a practical guide to living with cancer for patients, their family members, friends and caregivers. Every issue profiles local cancer survivors, medical professionals and treatment facilities and contains useful tips and information to allow patients to focus on their health. Feel free to contact Touched by Cancer's associate publisher, Mike Macdonald at mmacdonald@tbcmag.com with any questions you may have about our publication.

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March / April 2012 Issue

March / April 2012 Issue

Features: A Triple Threat: Fighting Cancer with Mind, Body & Support Taking a look at three major components—biological, psychological and sociological—that will help cancer patients achieve the best possible outcome. 25 Ways Someone Can Help You When people ask what they can do to help, consult this checklist for some quick, easy and helpful tasks. [...]

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January / February 2012 Issue

January / February 2012 Issue

FEATURES What Cancer Can’t Do For all the fear, confusion and frustration cancer can bring to our lives, there are still many things cancer can’t do to us—unless we let it. 10 Myths About Cancer Cancer can take on this larger-than-life persona, creating plenty of untruths to go with it. We’re Here to Help You [...]

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Stuart Scott

Fighting Cancer Long Before he was Diagnosed

Dear Cancer, You want a fight? You picked the right guy, because I’ll throw hands with you all day long. Anyone who has watched ESPN in the last decade has likely seen Stuart Scott, the ultra-popular on-air personality known for his quick wit and hip catchphrases. He was the perfect choice to be one of [...]

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November / December 2011 Issue

November / December 2011 Issue

FEATURES Picking a Fight with Cancer People often view cancer as this opponent who is trying to harm them, so make sure you do everything possible to win this battle. Integrating Assistance A list of activities that can assist you during treatments. Grieving During the Holidays It is supposed to be the most wonderful time [...]

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Pretty in Pink’s HUGS Night

Pretty in Pink’s HUGS Night

It’s HUGS Night  – (Helping Us Give Support) An event to raise funds so Pretty In Pink Foundation can continue its mission to provide funding for  life saving treatment options to those diagnosed with Breast Cancer who are uninsured or underinsured. October has been designated as breast cancer awareness month, but for us at PIPF [...]

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Putting Cancer On Trial

Putting Cancer On Trial

In the wake of a cancer diagnosis, and often for years post-treatment, many cancer survivors throw themselves completely into causes that raise funds and recognition for cancer research. Organizations such as Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the American Cancer Society promote education about early detection and gather critical funding to continue their missions [...]

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Givin’ Cancer the Boot

Givin’ Cancer the Boot

It’s a pretty common tale: Years ago you didn’t actually know anyone who had cancer; it was always a friend of a friend or a distant relative that you kinda-sorta remember meeting once years ago. And those who did have cancer were always older and in declining health to begin with. Today, however, it seems [...]

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What’s Food Got To Do With It?

What’s Food Got To Do With It?

“My friend said when her mother had cancer she couldn’t eat a thing and lost a lot of weight.” “Someone else said they gained weight. I don’t want that to happen to me!” “I’m stressed out and just don’t feel like eating.” “Nothing tastes good. Ever since I started chemo I have this metallic taste [...]

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Palliative Care is Not Hospice

Palliative Care is Not Hospice

Palliative care is a specialized area of medicine that focuses on relieving and preventing the suffering of patients, and their families. By its very definition, it should be used for every patient at all times. However, somehow the phrase gained a stigma that it is the equivalent to hospice care, something used when the end [...]

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Cancer Awareness Event

Cancer Awareness Event

Cancer Awareness Event in support of GET REAL & HEEL January 29, 2012 Chapel Hill, N.C. 12:30pm UNC Gymnastics’ Cancer Awareness event in support of the Get REAL & HEEL Program here at UNC will begin at 12:30 pm and the gymnastics meet will begin at 2:00 pm. The Pink Pacers have partnered with us [...]

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