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6 ideas for celebrating the holidays when a loved one has cancer

By Ann Tracy Muller

Belle Piazza and her family. Belle is a stage IV colon cancer survivor and writes "Survivor Sunday" posts on our Facebook page.

Belle Piazza and her family. Belle is a stage IV colon cancer survivor and writes “Survivor Sunday” posts on our Facebook page.

A recent post on MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Google+ page and the journey of a friend who is living with cancer served as the prompt for this article.

How many families who have loved ones suffering from cancer, do you suppose, struggle with how to create memories when their lives seem as if they’re turned upside down? Probably lots.

MD Anderson shared this post on its Google+ page.

For many cancer patients, memorable holiday activities can be a helpful way to cope with the cancer experience.

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We found more advice on these sites.

Are there any special holiday traditions do you share with your family?

Ann Tracy Mueller is co-editor of Health Care Communication News, where this post first appeared.