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How To Make A Chemo Pump Pouch {Free Pattern}

A custom chemo pump pouch is easy to create and makes a great gift for someone whose treatment includes at-home chemo infusion. While chemotherapy patients still go to hospitals and clinics to receive hours-long infusions, part of a cancer patient’s treatment may also include an small infusion pump that they take home to continue/finish their …

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Free Pattern: Mastectomy Comfort Pillow With A Pocket

When you use this free pattern for a mastectomy comfort pillow with a pocket, you will provide physical and emotional comfort to someone fighting breast cancer. On February 4th, I honored World Cancer Day 2021 by outlining four simple things makers can do to support cancer patients. One of those things was sewing mastectomy pillows …

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World Cancer Day 2021: 4 Simple Ways Makers Can Support Cancer Patients

How will you take part in World Cancer Day 2021? If you’re new to this worldwide event, it’s held every year on February 4 and lead by the Union of International Cancer Control. The intention of the World Cancer Day is to raise awareness, improve education, and inspire personal and government action. The current campaign …

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3 Important Gifts For Mastectomy Patients To Make Today

When you make these gifts for mastectomy patients you will provide comfort and support to one of the most difficult times of a person’s life. Each of these handmade items is a wonderful way to craft for a cause. These projects are intended for a mastectomy patient post-surgery and require simple materials that are easy …

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How To Make A Port Pillow For Exercising

Did you know you can make a port pillow for exercising? This tiny pillow can be attached to any bra, really, but it is intended to support women who want to exercise with a port. The duo responsible for this lovely “bra bumper” (as they fondly call it) are Sarahh and her mother-in-law Marilyn. And …

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DIY: How To Make A Waterproof Mastectomy Drain Bag Holder

A waterproof mastectomy drain bag holder is an essential item for a breast cancer patient after surgery. And I must admit, until recently, I wasn’t familiar with the pre and post-op necessities for someone having a mastectomy. After I connected with people at Bay Area Cancer Connections, I was much more informed. I also came …

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