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Mother & Daughter Battling Cancer Together During COVID-19

Mother & Daughter Battling Cancer Together During COVID-19

“When someone has cancer, the whole family and everyone who loves them does, too” – Terri Clark. Cancer is a burden that more than one carries. It affects not just the patient, but the whole periphery of those around them. This was brought to a whole new level in the case of Kira and Jackie Hodgson. At the end of 2019, Kira Hodgson was diagnosed with breast cancer. Just a few months later, her mother, Jackie, was too diagnosed with breast cancer. 

How Cancer Patients Can Care for Themselves During the Coronavirus Outbreak

How Cancer Patients Can Care for Themselves During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Panic, a pandemic, and general pandemonium have all lately been sweeping the world. But for a cancer patient or caregiver, your world was already being rocked daily—Coronavirus is just the icing on the proverbial cake.  It’s a concerning development for everyone, but especially for those at high-risk.

I’ve found that a lot of articles on this topic have the same few tips of washing your hands and such— not much more. The question begs to be asked: what are the other ways a cancer patient can stay safe during the COVID-19 outbreak? Well, I’ll try my best to answer that in this blog.

I think it’s important that say that I, nor anyone at Canplan is a medical professional. We’re just people who did some research and would like to present that research to you in a digestible and helpful way.

So, here is: How Cancer Patients Can Care for Themselves During the Coronavirus outbreak.