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LIVING WITH CANCER


La Roche-Posay is proud to partner with the American Cancer Society to provide a library of resources on living with cancer. This collection of topics will explore physical well-being & exercise, mental well-being, nutrition, and communication to help you in your journey, whether you are a cancer patient or caregiver.

PHYSICAL WELL-BEING & EXERCISE

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Research shows that for most people exercise is safe and helpful before, during, and after cancer treatment.


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CARING FOR YOUR APPEARANCE

Cancer and cancer treatment can cause changes in your skin and hair that affect how you look. People with cancer might have to deal with scars or changes in skin color as well as hair loss and changes in hair texture.

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MENTAL WELL-BEING

COPING

Everyone has a different way of coping with the feelings that come with having cancer. Learn whether your coping methods are healthy and ways to practice mindfulness and relaxation.

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NUTRITION

NUTRITION

Proper nutrition can play an essential role during cancer treatment. Learn more on benefits of a healthy diet and tips for good nutrition.


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COMMUNICATION

TELLING OTHERS ABOUT YOUR CANCER

It can be hard to talk about cancer, even with the people you love. Your loved ones may also have a hard time talking about cancer. Here are some tips to help you and your loved ones deal with cancer.

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FOR CAREGIVERS AND FAMILY

American Cancer Society defines a caregiver as a person who most often helps the person with cancer and is not paid to do so. Learn about the roles a caregiver may have and questions to ask as a caregiver.

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FINDING
SUPPORT


At any stage, the cancer journey can be challenging, and you may find yourself needing support.
The American Cancer Society offers information, programs and services to help you during and after cancer treatment.
24/7 CANCER HELPLINE

The American Cancer Society’s National Cancer Information Center provides answers and support 24/7 via a live helpline at 1-800-227-2345. Trained cancer information specialists are available to provide guidance and help find answers via phone, live chat, and video chat.


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A PLACE TO STAY DURING TREATMENT

Getting the best care sometimes means traveling away from home. American Cancer Society Hope Lodge® communities provide a home away from home for people with cancer and their caregivers in a supportive, caring environment so they can focus on getting better.


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CANCER.ORG

Whether you or someone you love has cancer, knowing what to expect can help you cope. From basic information about cancer and its causes to in-depth information on specific cancer types – including risk factors, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment options – you’ll find the most recent information on cancer.org.

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