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6 Things Marcia Cross Knows About Cancer

The actress advocates for cancer prevention but also has a personal connection to cancer – most recently learning about caregiving for her husband.

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6. Don’t be afraid to get help.

A cancer diagnosis can be an overwhelming experience, both emotionally and physically, whether you are the patient or the caregiver. Support groups, online chat rooms, and one-on-one counseling can be important resources during difficult times. WebMD hosts several active online discussion groups for those undergoing cancer treatment as well as caregiverscoping with a loved one’s illness.

As a cancer advocate, Cross wants to educate as many people as possible about how to prevent a cancer diagnosis from ever occurring. What can you do to help? She invites you to email this article to your friends and family with this subject line: Fight Cancer Six Ways With Marcia Cross and WebMD

Adapted from the cover story of WebMD the Magazine’s October 2009 issue. Read the complete story here.

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Reviewed on October 15, 2009

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