The holidays are just about here, but if you are like me, you are still scavenging for last minute gifts. If you have a person on your list who has cancer, it may be hard for you to find the perfect gift. Check out the article featured in this newsletter about gifts for cancer patients. It will give you some great gift ideas! I want to wish you all a happy holiday season!
Hideous. Inappropriate. Thoughtless. These might have been what you were thinking as you opened gifts last holiday season. It seems sometimes that when someone has cancer, it can throw off friend or loved one's gift giving skills. They don't mean to give lousy gifts, but some feel the cancer factor changes things. For a lighthearted laugh and to give other suggestion of what NOT to give as gifts to their loved ones with cancer, tell us the worst gift you ever received while going through cancer treatment.
There are some people, though they have no medical training, like to lend medical advice to others. When you have cancer, it seems to bring out the "inner-physician" in some people, prompting unwanted medical advice to be given. How do you handle unwanted medical advice?