MyLifeLine Cancer Foundation and Cancer Support Community merged in January 2018 to create
a more dynamic and innovative support network for cancer patients and their loved ones.
Together, we will build on our collective mission to ensure no patient faces cancer alone. To learn more,
please visit the Merger Announcement Statement
on CSC's website.
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In this deeply moving talk, Lucy Kalanithi reflects on life and purpose, sharing the story of her late husband, Paul, a young neurosurgeon who turned to writing after his terminal cancer diagnosis. "Engaging in the full range of experience -- living and dying, love and loss -- is what we get to do," Kalanithi says. "Being human doesn't happen despite suffering -- it happens within it."
Making the end of life beautiful - hospice care is comprehensive care by a team of medical experts that allows individuals and their families to focus on living as fully as possible. 10 common myths about hospice care are dispelled here.
The author of Gone From My Sight, My Friend, I Care and A Time to Live, shares her insights and perceptions from years of working with people during the final act of living. This book is written in a simple, direct yet gentle style as it explores the signs of approaching death from disease, the normal grieving process, living wills, Durable Power of Attorney and other end of life issues.