Adult Survivors of Pediatric Cancer: Get the 411 on Late Effects of Cancer Treatments

  Thanks to advances in early detection and better treatment regimens, survivors of childhood cancers often go on to live full and productive lives.  However, the same treatments that cure cancer can also put survivors at risk for future medical problems.  Such health problems, known as “late effects“, can occur months...


Financial Assistance for Young Adult Cancer Survivors (Applications Due July 19)

  Common challenges facing many 20 & 30 year olds include paying off school loans, finding a job, securing health insurance and learning to live on their own.  These challenges are often compounded if there’s a history of cancer. When many young adults are finished with treatment, medical bills may have...


10 Reasons Why I’m a Fan of The Cancer Treatment Centers of America

For years I’ve seen television commercials for The Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA).  But are they really as good as they appear to be?  I’ve visited their Arizona facility twice and I have to say, I think they might be that good. If nothing else, I’m impressed with the way...


3 Tips for Surviving Cancer

In honor of National Cancer Survivor’s Day, Arash Asher, MD, a cancer survivorship expert and director of the Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship program at the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute recommends incorporating the 3 tips below into daily life… 1. Avoid social isolation and chronic loneliness Chronic loneliness can change a patient’s biological...


“How We Survived Cancer” – 7 Insights from Cancer Insiders

This post was written by guest blogger Greg Pierce.  Greg is a 3x cancer survivor, American Cancer Society Hero of Hope speaker and Social Media Community Manager for WhatNext.com.   WhatNext.com is a fantastic support site where anyone touched by cancer can connect with others on a similar path.  WhatNext.com makes it easy to share...


So You’ve Completed Your Cancer Treatments… Now What?

  Thanks to advances in early detection and better treatment regimens, there are an estimated 12 million cancer survivors living in the US today.  Amazing, right! But what happens after active treatment has been completed?  Many cancer survivors can tell you that recovery is not always the end of their cancer...


Suggestions for Living with Cancer

  This guest post was written by Valerie Johnston of Healthline.  Healthline is a medical search engine that provides trusted health information, free tools, news and doctor-reviewed resources that encourage a healthy living.  Valerie is a health and fitness writer from East Texas and has ambitions of one day running a...


SAM Fund helps Young Adult Cancer Survivors

  ATTN:  Young Adult Cancer Survivors You’ve just beaten a diagnosis of cancer and now it’s time to get on with your life. Oh yeah!  But in addition to the common challenges facing most 20 & 30 year olds (like paying off school loans, finding a job, meeting everyday expenses,...


For Anyone Touched by Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

This is an AMAZING resource for anyone touched by Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia or CML.   Here’s the dealio (as my daughter always says)… Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) is referred to by a variety of names, such as chronic granulocytic, chronic myelocytic, or chronic myeloid leukemia. CML results from a change (mutation) to the DNA of a...




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