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Christy Lorio

Christy Lorio is an Ochsner patient entering into survivorship after stage IV colorectal cancer. A New Orleans area native, Christy is a freelance writer and photographer.

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The Best Way to Talk to Loved Ones with Cancer

For caregivers, friends and family of cancer patients, Dr. Michele Larzelere, an oncology psychologist at Ochsner’s Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center, suggests to focus on coping instead of just emotional positivity and offer to be there for the patient “through happy moments, sad moments, scary moments and boring moments."