Author Archives: Robyn

When to Buy Organic: 2017 Dirty Dozen & Clean 15

Many people believe that the pesticides used to grow conventional or non-organic produce may have played a role in their cancer and that removing pesticides from our food may help re-build and strengthen their bodies.  Although there is no definitive research proving either belief, should we avoid buying some or all fruits or vegetables that are...


21 Tips for The Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patient

    Discovering you have cancer can trigger many emotions, including fear and confusion.  As you begin to navigate the complexities of cancer, connecting with other people in the same situation can be extremely helpful.  WhatNext.com is a great resource to met other people in your exact shoes.  I love...


Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Remember the first time you saw a commercial for Chia Pets, those funny looking planters that come in different animal shapes?  My favorite though is the one of a man’s head… one minute he’s bald and the next minute, he’s got a head full of chia. Well, those same chia...


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...


2017 College Scholarships If You’ve Been Affected by 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....




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