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Warm Weather HNC News You Can Use

As temperatures are warming up and you head out with family and friends, we hope that you are able to enjoy the weather and feel your best. This newsletter is packed with tips to help you feel good before, during, and after your HNC treatment.

Eating Well with Head & Neck Cancer: The Importance of a Healthy Diet

Cancer patients face tremendous nutrition challenges, and that is even truer for head and neck cancer patients. Before, during, and after treatment, what you eat can play a big role in your health, how your body responds to treatment, and how quickly you are able to feel better. This article dives into the best ways to ensure that you are eating well throughout your treatment process.
There are many different ways that you can find support from family and friends, as well as your care team, so that you are able to sustain a healthy appetite.
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Head and Neck Cancer: A Guide for Patients: What Is Head and Neck Cancer?

Being diagnosed with head and neck cancer, or having a loved one who is, can be very frightening. This book is filled with information from leading authorities in head and neck cancer research, as well as from patients and survivors just like you. It is designed to be as comprehensive as possible, and it includes information about everything from what to expect during treatment for every type of head and neck cancer to how to offer valuable support as a caregiver.
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How to Talk to Your Kids About Cancer

Cancer can be a frightening diagnosis, and some parents choose to withhold it from their children for fear of making them afraid. However, research studies have found that anxiety levels are actually higher when children are not informed about their parent’s diagnosis.
Children can tell that something has changed in the household and in your relationship with partners and others, and they may dream up other scenarios to fill in the gaps. How can you talk to your kids about cancer?
  • Share your diagnosis before you start cancer treatment
  • Talk with your children about how the treatment will impact them and their daily or weekly routines
  • Cater your approach to how old your child is while trying to use the most clear and transparent language as possible
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Save the Date: Courage Unmasked III

The Courage Unmasked III Gala Art Benefit Dinner is only a month away! Join us on June 11th, 2022 for the return of our gala art benefit dinner and silent auction to raise money and awareness for head and neck cancer patients and survivors in the Greater Washington, DC area.  Visit our website to get tickets today!
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