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Cleveland: Chemo Care Packages

Each year, about 650,000 cancer patients receive chemotherapy in an outpatient oncology clinic in the U.S. (source: American Cancer Society)

Because I said I would Cleveland Chapters learned a little bit more about what it is like to live with cancer.

People living with a cancer diagnosis often hear the question, “What can I do to help?” from family and friends who want to provide meaningful support during this time, but don’t know where to start. At this phase in treatment, the question can stump patients as well. Greeting cards or flowers can be a great way to brighten a patient’s day, but a personalized cancer care package can take the understanding, empathy and support to the next level!

32 because I said I would Cleveland Chapter members assembled 50 Chemo Care Kits and wrote inspirational messages on hand-made cards to be given out to those living with cancer.

See more pictures in the gallery below.