Author Archives: Robyn

FREE College Admissions & Financial Aid Counseling for Teen Cancer Survivors

Ask anyone who has navigated the college admission and financial aid process and they will tell you that the entire process can be overwhelming under the best of circumstances.  Add-in a diagnosis of cancer (past or present) to the equation and the challenges now increase tenfold.  Students grades may have suffered as...


Mother’s Day Giveaway 2015

In honor of Mother’s Day, Fifth Season Financial is looking to honor one very special mother with cancer with a $250 gift certificate. Here’s how it works: Visit Fifth Season Financial.com to enter the giveaway.  You can either nominate a remarkable mom or they can fill out the form themselves. Entries must be made on behalf...


2015 College Scholarships for Cancer

There are a wide range of organizations and advocacy groups dedicated to helping anyone “affected by cancer” afford a college education.  “Affected by cancer” applies not only to cancer patients and survivors; but it can also include children or siblings of cancer patients and survivors as well as students who have lost a parent to cancer....


ISO: Young Cancer Survivors Who LOVE Soccer

The Craig Willinger Fund sends young soccer fans who have battled cancer to see their favorite soccer team- domestic or international- play on their home pitch or another unique soccer venue.  They are currently soliciting applications for an upcoming trip to FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada or other dream venue....


Inspirational Tuesday Quotes For Cancer Patients

While there is no scientific evidence linking positive thinking to survival rates, the anecdotal evidence is overwhelming. People with positive attitudes tend to recover faster from surgeries and they tend to cope better with their illnesses. Inspirational Quotes For Cancer Patients Here is a true story. In 2009, Boston College...


Motivational Fighting Cancer Quotes

When facing illness, sometimes it’s the little things that can help you get through the day. A smile from a stranger, a song on the radio, a call from an old friend or an motivational phrase can make all the difference. After my husband was diagnosed with a rare and...




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