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Holiday Cancer Gift Guide - $100, $50, $25 & Under

November 21st, 2018 |

by TeamIHadCancer | Survivor: Breast Cancer    Connect

When a loved one gets cancer, it's hard to find the right words to say, let alone the right things to give to them for the holidays. Our #1 gift recommendation will always be to offer your time and love, as time is the most valuable gift of all. We do know that sometimes you want to provide a something more so we've compiled the list below to provide you with some thoughtful and practical gift ideas under $100, $50, and $25 - some of which may be best suited for those in treatment, and others that are great gift ideas no matter where someone is in their cancer journey.

See our most recent compilation of gift ideas and products for cancer patients during and after treatment.

The IHadCancer guide for gift ideas include:

  • Comfort & Relaxation
  • Creative
  • Beauty & Wellness
  • Clothing & Accessories

We'll continue to update this list with your suggestions all season long, so be sure to leave a comment and check back often!


Weighted Blanket

Weighted blankets are increasing in popularity for good reason. The design is known for relieving stress, anxiety, and improving sleep. The blanket makes you feel like your being hugged (it's true!) and this particular blanket is made of breathable natural cotton. Say goodbye to insomnia and hello to the best quality of sleep.

Organic Linen Cotton Acupuncture Mat and Bag

"Natural healing from the inside out." This mat helps your body with pain relief, healing, and blood and lymphatic circulation. The spikes that cover the mat help activate the body's natural healing receptors and are known to effectively treat numerous pains and health issues. It can even lead to better sleep and stress relief.

Spoonful of Comfort Soup Package

Nothing's more personal of a greeting than gifting a loved one yummy and ready-to-eat soup. The founder of Spoonful of Comfort lost her own mother to lung cancer, and wanted to create a gift that was appropriate and comforting for a loved one, no matter how far away. You can choose from a variety of different soups and even include a personalized note.

5-Piece Comfort Gift Pack

The ultimate fuzzy blanket and comfort set! Includes a unisex throw blanket, neck pillow, eye mask, tote bag, and socks. A great thoughtful gift to let loved ones feel the same warmth of a real hug, and it comes with numerous comforting messages printed on.


Knitting Yarn Storage Bag

For the knitting lover, this free standing bag has tons of pockets and storage to keep everything you need in one place. Help a loved one organize their creative projects and allow them to take their projects on the road!

Plaster Statue Molding & Casting Kit

This unique gift is all about the details - Instructions show you how to cast hands holding, forming prayer, or whatever mold you wish, of you and your loved one. One reviewer says their statue came out so detailed that her husband's scar was visible! Definitely a memorable keepsake.


Foot Massager with Heat

The soothing heat therapy makes for a relaxing treatment for aches, sores, and feet that are affected by chemo-induced neuropathy.


Chemo & Radiation 4-Piece Kit

Treat your loved ones undergoing treatment with a special kit of toiletries, including therapy lotion, soothing unscented soap, a mild shampoo, and non-metallic deodorant. Perfect for revitalizing dry, itchy, or irritated skin that may be experienced during chemo or radiation.

Credo Beauty Bestsellers

Credo Beauty is a culmination of the cleanest indie and luxury beauty and skincare brands for women AND men. All of the products they carry are safe and non-toxic, so you can play and feel beautiful without worry.


Waterproof PICC line Protector

A practical gift that your loved one will thank you for. Easy to use, and keeps the PICC line nice and dry in the shower.

Comfortable Chemotherapy Port Zipper Shirt

Designed by dedicated oncology nurses, this dual port access shirt is made up of 50% cotton 50% polyester, and also comes in Men's sizes here.


Anti-Nausea Wristband

Help ease treatment-induced nausea with this innovative wristband that utilizes acupressure to provide relief from queasiness.

Twist Memory Foam Travel Pillow

Unlike traditional travel pillows, this provides custom support for more than just the neck. Sit back, relax, and contour it to almost any shape and position you need to support your limbs and body.

No Rinse Body Wash

This is great for use as a shower-free cleansing alternative, if a shower isn't an immediate option or available. It leaves you feeling clean, refreshed, and comfortable right where you are.


"Suck It Cancer" Coloring Book for Adults and Kids

Calm the soul with this coloring book that offers 50 inspirational quotes and mantras for cancer fighters and warriors. The designs will help keep your loved one's mind in the right place and give them a worthwhile activity.

DIY Pillow Cover

This latch hook kit allows your loved one to make their own creation, and reap the comfortable and cute benefits once complete!


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We asked our community to tell us what they want to hear when they're dealing with a diagnosis. These inspirational words and phrases are what helped them keep an optimistic outlook during such a difficult time in their lives.

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