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How rccs makes a difference.
Cancer is a brutal war. It takes expert knowledge, incredible stamina and heavy financial resources to fight it. When you're drowning in confusion and pain, there is no place for extensive research or time to gather exorbitant funds. Blinding worry, piercing agony and uncertainty engulf, leaving room only for despair.

Enter RCCS. They remove the financial and emotional burden from the patient and supply all the medical experience, emotional support, financial resources, and technical assistance needed to win this fight. In one word, RCCS supplies hope.

With an overdose of devotion, they show crushed families and dazed patients that there is light at the end of the tunnel. That things can get better. That things will get better, thanks to the intensive intervention and nonstop handholding from RCCS.
RCCS is a kaleidoscope of surging hope and help.
With RCCS they can face it head on.
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When we meet a cancer patient who is fighting for life, we are often at a loss for words.
Should you slink away in silence and ignore the issue? Is it better to be direct and say something to break the awkwardness?
is silence always golden?
Q&A by Rabbi Shais Taub
Popular weekly columnist, Ami Magazine
I'm meeting someone I haven't seen for a while. It's obvious that he or she is undergoing chemotherapy treatment. It's not only the lack of hair but also his pallor. Should I pretend that I didn't notice or should I say something and address the illness?
The first thing to keep in mind is that everyone is different. As Chazal tell us, "Ein deioseihen shel bnei adam shavos." No two people have the same mind. Therefore, there isn't any one strict rule that dictates how everyone wants to be treated. If you have a relationship with someone and you have a sense of the way they want to be treated, then you should act accordingly. However, if you're not sure for whatever reason, then compassionately ask the person—not directly, at first—how do you want me to address your health issues? Although you might feel that the topic is off limits, in most cases when people are dealing with a health issue that is visible and recognizable, one of the hardest things is the awkward treatment that they receive from people who are uncomfortable, and it can be a great relief for them if you broach the subject sensitively and allow the person to tell you how they are comfortable with addressing it. How directly or indirectly, with what type of tone, etc. is hard to say. The main thing is to do it compassionately. In other words, it shouldn't be coming from a place of "This is really awkward; let me try to make it less awkward." The point is to think, "Not only does this person have a health issue right now, but on top of it there's the social awkwardness that they're dealing with right now as well. Because whatever I'm feeling right now, they're feeling with every interaction throughout the day. So I want to compassionately give them an opportunity to break through that awkwardness and allow them to have a normal rapport with me, when they are probably desperate for that type of interaction."
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drawing date december 11, 2017