The daffodil is the signature flower of hope.  And, during the American Cancer Society’s annual Daffodil Days campaign in March, it symbolizes hope for cancer patients and their families.

In February, Facing Cancer Together explored what every cancer patient wants you to know… The acts of kindness that brought comfort during treatment, the importance of humor, and communication tips for family and friends.  What advice can you share?  Please leave a comment!

Emmy-Award winning journalist Lori Hope  discusses her book, Help Me Live -- 20 Things People With Cancer Want You to Know.

Lynn doesn't think of herself as the typical "tattoo chick," but treated herself to a tattoo for her 40th birthday.  Watch Lynn's story below to find out the meaning behind her tattoo.

Lynn Fantom, an oncology nurse navigator at Lancaster General Health, has been helping cancer patients, mainly breast cancer patients, for 8 years.  She loves being able to help a person navigate their physical and emotional concerns after a cancer diagnosis.  “I learn from each patient.  They give me inspiration and courage every day to do what I do, and make me realize that there’s nothing in life you can’t handle… you can face this.”

This Valentine's Day, we'd like to celebrate the inspiring acts of love and kindness we've been privileged to witness throughout the Facing Cancer Together project.  We've gathered a few of the many stories we've heard and read, and would love to hear your stories of love as well in a comment below.  

Lynn Eib works as a patient advocate in Hanover, PA offering emotional and spiritual support to cancer patients and their caregivers. She knows a thing or two about what cancer patients are going through. That’s because she is a cancer survivor herself.

A cancer diagnosis turns a person's world upside down.  But acts of kindness from family, friends, an even strangers can make a world of difference and offer hope during a dark time. This video highlights just two examples of extraordinary acts of kindness towards cancer patients.

This holiday season, cancer survivors and family members reflect on how cancer has been a gift in their lives.

(Hershey, PA)    In an effort to honor and provide HOPE to cancer patients, their caregivers and to all loved ones fighting a cancer diagnosis, The Hope lodge of Central Pennsylvania will light special luminarias during the 1st Annual Lights of Hope Celebration.

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