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What to say when a friend tells you she has Breast Cancer

What to say when a friend tells you she has Breast Cancer

When my friend @LindsBiel posted this fabulous video to Instagram, I KNEW we had to share it with our Balm Box audience. Lindsey was gracious enough to give us permission... Read More

Top Tips for Nixing Nausea

It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year – but for friends and family undergoing chemo, the smell of pine and gingerbread could be causing them more... Read More
Top Tips for Nixing Nausea
Cancer-versary

Cancer-versary

I think it is SO important to acknowledge and celebrate the end of cancer treatments - to have a date to use as a go-forward demarcation point in life – the date BEFORE and AFTER Cancer. 

Top Tips for Caregivers

I’ve been doing a lot of podcast interviews lately. One of the most common questions I’m asked is how to best support cancer patients undergoing cancer treatments. As a 4-time... Read More
Top Tips for Caregivers
My Love/Hate Relationship with Pink October

My Love/Hate Relationship with Pink October

We are entering PINK OCTOBER… a tricky tricky month for breast cancer patients and survivors alike. Local fountains will spew pink water, landmarks will be draped in pink banners, and... Read More

Liz Benditt on "The Top Five Things You Need to Beat Cancer"

Liz Benditt is the President and CEO of The Balm Box. She was recently interviewed by Medium as part of their "Top 5 Things You Need to Beat Cancer" series.... Read More
Liz Benditt on "The Top Five Things You Need to Beat Cancer"
Survey Results: The Top Three

Survey Results: The Top Three

Prior to launching, we interviewed over 500 Cancer Patients and Gift Buyers to curate our Self Care and Gift Boxes. The survey asked respondents to rate almost 50 different items – broken down... Read More

Newly diagnosed and not sure where to start? My (highly personal) and (totally unsolicited) advice for those facing a new cancer diagnosis.

Newly diagnosed and not sure where to start? My (highly personal) and (totally unsolicited) advice for those facing a new cancer diagnosis. Being told you have cancer is never easy.... Read More
Newly diagnosed and not sure where to start? My (highly personal) and (totally unsolicited) advice for those facing a new cancer diagnosis.
Surviving Cancer: What Patients Really Need

Surviving Cancer: What Patients Really Need

Many thanks to Ebony Harwood from ZayZoh for inviting Liz Benditt as a guest on her video podcast to talk about the importance of self care for cancer patients. We... Read More

Winning Cancer

So why not try a paradigm shift? Through the sadness, find some fun. Honor the sad moments and cry. Then leave them behind you and find some great ways to make the best of the journey. 
Winning Cancer