Cancer

Updated 06 April 2017

Cancer is not contagious

Read what this health blogger learned during his beloved grandmother's struggle with cancer, and how much comfort simply being there for someone can bring.

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Diagnosed with cancer: while there have been many breakthroughs in cancer treatment, leading to a much brighter outcome for certain forms of cancer, it's still very serious news. 

Cancer patients receive a lot of information while going through treatment, but for family and friends it's difficult to know what to do, and what to say.

Lime and Health writes about what he learned during his beloved grandmother's struggle with cancer, and how much comfort simply being there for someone can bring.

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