What Everybody Ought to Know About Fertility Preservation & Cancer

Chemotherapy and radiation can harm your fertility or cause sterility.  For women, certain therapies can cause ovarian damage or failure, early menopause, genetic damage to growing eggs and other reproductive problems.  For men, treatments can cause damage to the testes and interfere with sperm production. With that said, not all...


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....


College Scholarship for Gastro-Esophageal Cancer

Deanna’s Wish Memorial Scholarship has been established to help students whose lives have been affected by Gastro-Esophageal Cancer attend college.  This scholarship grants up to $2,000 and was created by The DLH Foundation, a one-stop informational resource for patients and caregivers touched by gastro-esophageal cancers. The website includes information on treatment options, nutrition and clinical trials....


Announcing Cancer Survivor’s Scholarship

I’d like to introduce you to yet another new scholarship program for cancer survivors- the first annual Survivors Scholarship– created and funded by The Law Offices of Chalik & Chalik.  This $1000 scholarship is open to any cancer survivor attending college or law school this spring.  The award will be paid directly to the college...


New College Scholarship Announced for Breast Cancer Survivors

I’d like to introduce you to a new scholarship program for breast cancer survivors- The Triumph Over Breast Cancer Scholarship– created and funded by Icing On The Ring. This $1000 scholarship is open to any student who is currently fighting breast cancer, in remission from breast cancer or has beaten breast cancer. Additional requirements...


Fight Cancer With This FREE Cancer Fighting Video Game

  Any oncologist or parent will tell you that getting young cancer patients (that includes children, teenagers and even young adults) to stick to their treatment regimens and take their medications when and how they have been prescribed is no easy task.  To help encourage treatment adherence (which improves outcomes and...


FREE Running Program for Cancer Survivors

  Pictured above is my husband Alan (on the right) with his childhood friend Andy.  Since this picture was taken, Andy has run more than 30 marathons, completed 13 triathlons and has become a certified running coach.  Despite all these accomplishments, Andy always made time to go for a run or...


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...


Camps for Kids & Families Touched by Cancer

  Attending one of the many camps created specifically for anyone touched by cancer can be a wonderful way to connect with others who share similar experiences.  While some camps are just for children (or young adults) who have been diagnosed with cancer or have survived a diagnosis of cancer;...


Financial Assistance for Families of Children with Brain Tumors

  The Butterfly Fund (created by The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation) provides financial assistance to needy families of children and young adults with brain and spinal cord tumors. Who qualifies for financial assistance from The Butterfly Fund? Families of children and young adults with brain or spinal cord tumors who have an unmet financial...




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