Cancer and COVID-19: A Guide


With thanks to advocate and guest blogger, Claire Thevenot. Find Claire’s advocacy profile here: Clarity Patient Advocates “COVID cancer sucks,” my client said.  She discovered a cancerous lump in her breast a couple of weeks ago and has had to go through the many initial appointments amid the chaos, isolation, and uncertainty of COVID-19. As…

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The Dangers of Having Great Health Insurance

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On occasion, in a conversation with new acquaintance, they’ll ask me what I do for a living. I tell them I established and run the most comprehensive directory of independent, private health and patient advocates and care managers online, supported by a marvelous professional organization whose members populate the directory. “Independent and private?” they ask…

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How To Make Smart Medical Decisions After Getting Devastating News

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Making smart medical decisions can be challenging at any time. Most patients don’t have medical training or experience making such decisions. But making decisions in the face of bad news can feel downright impossible. Jane M. — a smart, savvy, well-liked, well-respected business woman who supervises more than 100 people at work, and who juggles…

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