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Meet Our Founder

Meet our founder and learn why she created Mend Together.

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Founder Videos

The science behind giving and receiving

Learn why it’s so hard to ask for help in this video from our founder.

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Founder Videos

Help your friends help you: Why it’s okay to ask for help

Hesitant about asking for help? Watch our founder in this video.

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What to do

A simple guide on what to write to someone with cancer

Writing to someone with cancer has the ability to uplift spirits and soothe fears.

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What to give

10+ Unique Gifts for Friends with Cancer

Here are 10+ options for you to consider as you decide what is best for your loved one.

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Must haves

Top Must-Read Cancer Survivor Books

These eight books provide useful guidance to orient life during or after cancer.

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Cheer

10 “Fighting Cancer” Poems to Fuel Confidence

A poem can provide, inspiration, a sense of connection, or a simply a welcome opportunity to refocus the mind away from anxiety.

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Must haves

The Complete Recovery Bra Guide

After breast surgery, you will need the right clothing to facilitate healing.

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Must haves

Post Mastectomy Clothing for Function, Comfort and Style

Knowing what to wear after a mastectomy presents a unique set of challenges.

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Nutrition

10+ Foods that Promote Healing After Surgery

The body needs extra calories and protein from foods that promote healing after surgery.

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What to give

Post-Surgery Care Package Guide

A post-surgery care package is a practical and loving way you can help.

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Stress and Anxiety

Healing Words to Soothe the Mind, Body, and Spirit for Cancer Patients

Read our list of healing words and find more resources and tools to navigate the challenge of cancer.

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Must haves

3D Nipple Tattoo Guide for Post Mastectomy Patients

If you choose to opt for nipple reconstruction, you have several options to choose from.

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Cheer

Top 20+ Inspirational Quotes for Cancer Patients to comfort, motivate and uplift you

Inspirational quotes can inspire a more hopeful and optimistic, frame of mind

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What to give

10 Chemo Care Package ideas for your loved one

A chemo care package can be a practical or unexpected gift.

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What to do

How to Sleep with a Chemo Port: Tips & More

A chemo port can make it easier to receive treatment and ongoing care, but may take some getting used to.

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What to do

How to Think About Cancer Survival Rates

You want to know more about their diagnosis, but you may be afraid to ask. We’re here to help.

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Stage IV

Don’t Ignore Your Stage IV Friend

Here is information that can help you support someone with a Stage IV diagnosis.

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What to say

What to Say (and Not Say) to a Cancer Patient

It’s OK if you don’t know exactly what to say to someone with cancer. We’ll help you find the right words.

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What to do

What to Do (and Not Do) for a Cancer Patient

Help a friend, family member or colleague who’s recovering from, or in between cancer treatments.

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Fatigue

Are You Sick and Tired of Feeling Sick and Tired?

It’s normal to feel tired after we’ve had cancer. In fact, cancer fatigue is the most common side effect.

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Insomnia

Are You Losing Sleep Over Losing Sleep?

Up to half of all cancer patients experience insomnia. Here are tips to help.

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Hair Loss

Feeling Lost About Hair Loss?

We have tips for hair loss and products for thinning hair to help you manage.

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Skin Issues

How to Smooth Things Over One Day at a Time

There’s no one solution to prevent damaged skin from cancer treatment, but small actions add up.

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Hair, Skin, Nails

Look Better, Feel Better. One Step at a Time.

Taking steps to improve appearances helps us feel more vibrant and confident.

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Stress and Anxiety

How Not to Worry About Being Worried all the Time

We’ll help you manage stress and cancer better.

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What to do

The 8 Dimensions of a Cancer Journey

Cancer can present new challenges we may not expect.

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What to do

10 Things You Can Do Right Now

Here is our list of 10 important things you can do to heal after or between cancer treatments.

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