Talking to someone with cancer

November 1, 2011

USA Today

Even the most well-intentioned comments can be less than comforting for people with cancer, says Lori Hope, author of Help Me Live: 20 Things People With Cancer Want You to Know. Even if you're unsure what to say, "don't avoid the subject," Hope says. "Say, 'I'd like to ask how you're doing, but I don't want to bring it up if you don't want to talk about it. What would you prefer?'" Below, conversation swaps that show how much you care... Read More