Cozy Socks - for helping keep your feet warm during treatments or hospital stays
Large Soup Mug & Homemade Soup Mixes - because chicken soup nourishes the body as well as the soul
Peppermint Candies- to help combat nausea and dry mouth during treatments
Lip Balm- to help nourish and protect the lips
Hypoallergenic Body Lotion - for the various challenges that your skin goes through
Peppermint Scented Candle- to gain a little extra energy, while combating nausea
a Head Wrap - for "bad hair days"
Playing Cards - to relieve the stress and pass the time away
Shawl or Robe- a lightweight shawl or robe can be comforting, particularly while in the hospital, where the recipient may feel a bit too exposed.
- Send a Card of support at each treatment milestone, it may not seem like much, but it's helpful to know that people are thinking of you.
- 1st Day of Treatment
- middle of Treatment
- Last Day of Chemo
avoid giving late stage cancer patients "Get Well Soon" cards, as it is inappropriate for incurable cancers.