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How to Help a Friend With Metastatic Melanoma

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Adult woman concerned about her friend.
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Care and concern for a friend.
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Help sort through the overwhelming information


Listening to a friend.
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Focus on your friend’s unique needs


Serious conversation, older adults.
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Listen to them


Woman typing online.
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Educate yourself about metastatic melanoma


Men hugging.
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Don’t offer unsolicited advice


Embrace.
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Don’t tell them everything will be OK


Talking to neighbors.
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Offer practical help


Friends looking at art in museum.
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Focus on their hobbies


Woman folding laundry.
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Help with household tasks


Woman consoling her friend.
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Be there, physically and emotionally


Knocking on the front door.
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Don’t help at first and forget to come back later


Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey

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Eileen Bailey is an award-winning author of six books on health and parenting topics and freelance writer specializing in health topics including ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer. Her wish is to provide readers with relevant and practical information on health conditions to help them make informed decisions regarding their health care.