How Do I Connect With Other People In The Blood Cancer Community?
Many people with blood cancer have told us that it can be challenging to find other people in your community who truly understand your experiences. Our goal at Blood-Cancer.com is to connect people with blood cancer and caregivers with one another and build an online community that helps bridge that gap.
How do I connect with others on Blood-Cancer.com?
Our Community Hub is a great place to see what people are talking about in the community. Here, we share trending topics and the latest updates, and we have a spot where you can connect with other members. It is our one-stop shop for all things blood cancer!
Most people also start by reading our articles about life with cancer. Most of the articles in this community are written by someone who has blood cancer or is a caregiver for someone with blood cancer. Additionally, our Editorial Team brings the latest news and research updates to the community.
Here are some articles our readers recommend:
- For Those in the Back, Leukemia is "Real" Cancer
- Good News! It's Lymphoma
- Snap, Crackle, Pop: Lytic Lesions and Multiple Myeloma
- My PV Diet
- You have WHAT? Explaining MDS
Stories, forums, and more
Articles are just the tip of the iceberg! Everyone who is affected by blood cancer has their own unique story to tell. In our Stories section, anyone can share what their experience has been like, as well as read stories from other community members.
You can also use forums to ask questions you may have about blood cancer or its many symptoms and side effects. Reaching out on forums is a great way to get answers to any of your “Is this normal?” questions and hear directly from those who also have cancer.
Our contributor team at Blood-Cancer.com writes so many relatable articles about life with cancer. If an article strikes a chord with you, you can feel free to comment and share your thoughts.
What if I want to communicate privately?
Some aspects of blood cancer can be hard to openly discuss on the internet. You might worry about sharing too much on social media. What if people from your personal life see? But you still want to connect with others. If you are concerned about privacy, it is easy to stay anonymous on Blood-Cancer.com by choosing a username that does not reveal any personal information. This is the best way to engage without revealing who you are.
Creating an anonymous username
Choose a username that does not use your first and last name or any nicknames that might easily identify you. Then register following these few simple steps:
- Click to register for Blood-Cancer.com.
- Enter your anonymous username.
- Enter your email address. Your email will not be visible to other users on Blood-Cancer.com. Your email will be used to log in to your account and receive your Blood-Cancer.com weekly newsletter.
Using Blood-Cancer.com anonymously
Once you log in using the email for your anonymous username, you will be able to participate on Blood-Cancer.com completely anonymously. You can share as much or as little as you want about your experience. If you choose to remain anonymous, you will want to make sure you do not post anything that includes personal information about your identity. Some examples might include:
- Your location (generally mentioning your state or country is fine!)
- Full names of your family members or friends
- Your place of employment
- Detailed personal or medical information
Thank you for joining us
Thank you for being a member of Blood-Cancer.com. We hope you enjoy connecting with others in the community! 💜
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