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Cancer Myths: How They Impede Healing

Over the ages, ignorance and social stigma have fuelled these Cancer myths. Let's bring Cancer into the light! Myths are powerful; they attract us and...

E-Books: By Cancer Awakens (Free Download)

Free Downloads! The Cancer Awakens team has carefully curated and compiled our key articles into eBooks that are easy to download, print and share. Words...

Healing and the Mind: By Bill Moyers – The Art of...

In this instalment, Bill Moyers visits various medical professionals who are doing their best to bring together the science of medicine (cure) with the art of healing (care).
How Thriving after cancer is possible

Thriving After Cancer Is Possible

Cancer survior adopts a pet crab and transforms his life watch and share the video

Healing and the Mind: By Bill Moyers – Healing From Within...

How expressing love or anger and meditating for just 45 minutes a day can help one's healing, even when affected by chronic illnesses like cancer and AIDS.

Death & Loss: What Actually Happens At The Time Of Death?...

Hospice nurses Maggie Callahan and Patricia Kelley identify the important signs just prior to and up to the time of death, so you know what to expect and ways in which you can ease the passing.

Terms of Endearment: Movie Review

This rom-com-drama centers around a complex mother-daughter relationship and its unexpected turn when the daughter is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Hoops & Dreams: Kids Have A Ball!

A playful activity for children with cancer, turns into an impromptu basketball game where everyone joins in!

Caring For Children With Cancer: My Experience

An intern's account of her experiences at Samiksha, an exclusive learning and activity centre for children with cancer.

Back To School After Cancer: Tejas’ Story

Sandhya Sharad shares the story of Tejas Kumar, a young cancer survivor who overcame many odds to succeed in school.

Final Gifts (Maggie Callanan & Patricia Kelley): Book Review

How patients and care-givers can cope with Death, by embracing, rather than fighting the inevitable.

The Emotional Effect of Cancer: Thriver Sangeetha Ghosh’s story

Cancer brings great change, yes. But what to make of that change is up to you.

Keeping The Faith: Caregiver’s Attitude Is Crucial For Healing

"The care-giver must keep a positive frame of mind, whatever the situation". Mrs. M. Tiwari talks about her journey as primary care-giver to her daughter Dr. K. Tiwari, who is a breast cancer thriver.

The Joy of Caring: Magic In Your Hands!

Cancer is a disease which affects your mind more than your body. In such a situation how do you help people to deal with it? One answer to this very difficult question is, Care. The act of giving care.

The Glow of Life: Vimala Francis (Breast Cancer)

Meet this inspiring woman (Vimala Francis) who says "Dying is inevitable. But when life gives you a chance, why not take it and do your part?"

Karunashraya: An Abode of Peace

Karunashraya offers palliative care to advanced stage cancer patients, so they can experience comfort, peace and dignity in the final stage of their disease.

Pink Hope: Together against Breast Cancer

Support groups are beacons of hope and confidence for people suffering from cancer. Here's one in Bangalore!

Caregiver Lessons: Relationship As A Path to Wholeness (6 of 6)

How to 'reclaim your power' and learn the 'growth' lessons you need to learn.

Caregiver Lessons: Don’t Slide Into Co-dependence (5 of 6)

How to break free of the co-dependence trap.

Caregiver Lessons: From Pain to Transformation (4 of 6)

Caring as a painful, yet powerful growth opportunity

Caregiver Lessons: Acknowledge and Accept the Struggle (3 of 6)

Reaching out for support while dealing with the fear and pain.

Caregiver Lessons: Eat To Live, Not Live To Eat (2 of...

Finding the 'sweet spot' when it comes to dietary and life-style changes.

Caregiver Lessons: Wear Your Oxygen Mask First (1 of 6)

To give care, you need to take care of yourself first.

Caregiver Lessons: Introduction

There's lots of help for people going through cancer, but very little for their care-givers. This series of articles provides a map and some valuable tips!