October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – How Can You Help?
October is breast cancer awareness month. It’s true that progress is being made towards early breast cancer detection and treatment. But, For the millions of breast cancer survivors and those currently fighting for their lives, October is a reminder that we still have not found a cure.
How can you help someone with breast cancer? There are so many ways to support your friends battling cancer. Calling, visiting, helping around the house, and running errands can all ease the burden of a woman undergoing cancer treatment.
Gifts That Breast Cancer Patients Love
The Chicago Tribune recently published an article about some gifts that breast cancer “warriors” really want. It seems what everyone appreciates the most are gifts that are practical, comforting, and sprit-lifting.
Their list includes items such as:
- Coloring books
- Fuzzy socks
- Lip balms
- Moisturizing lotions
- Food deliveries
- Soft hairbrushes
- Cardigan sweaters
- Seatbelt cushions
- Collapsible water bottle
- Flavor infusion water pitcher
Send Gifts That Provide Lasting Benefits to Cancer Patients
Victims of breast cancer need support and what better way than to provide them with something that has real benefits? The gifts listed above provide stress relief and comfort. They also contribute to physical and emotional healing.
Imagine how nice it must be to come home from a long day of chemotherapy to a basket of thoughtful goodies from a friend? To know that someone is thinking of you and your needs is crucial to the recovery process. When attitude plays such a large part of overcoming cancer, anything to you can do to help surround your friend with positivity, can have a lasting impact.
Contact Rock The Treatment for Cancer Gift Baskets
If someone you love has cancer, send them a helpful cancer care package from Rock The Treatment. Chemotherapy and radiation gift baskets are packed with the essentials needed to ease side effects of treatment, as well as enhance physical and mental well-being. See all of our cancer care packages and find the one that best supports their journey.