Get Inspired

Messages of hope and inspiration can provide comfort and encouragement when we need it most.  A few words from someone who has shared a similar journey often times gives us the strength we need to fight for another day. Do you have a favorite message that inspires you?  Please share it with us.  What you say might just brighten someone else’s day.

Inspirational Quotes…

Cancer Hawk: Inspirational Quotes for Cancer Patients from cancerhawk   Today is March 4th and this is a very special day for me… today marks the 18th anniversary of my first date with Alan, a day we celebrated each year with sushi & wine. Today also marks the 2 year...


Tales of Triumph

Over the past 3+ years, I’ve met so many incredible people touched by cancer.  I’ve met both newly diagnosed cancer patients and 20+ year survivors.  I’ve met caregivers and concerned family members & friends trying to advocate for a loved one.  I’ve met doctors and surgeons and researchers too.  Many...


How Cancer Affected My Family

*** This post below was written by Cameron Von St. James, caregiver extraordinaire & blogger for the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Blog.     Many times recently, my wife has stated that only I know what I went through when she was diagnosed with mesothelioma.  I have not shared my experience as a...


Get Inspired With “Seize The Days”

  “Seize the Days”; “Carpe Diem”; Enjoy the pleasures of the moment, without concern for the future.  For many cancer patients, these words perfectly epitomize their mindset and mantra.  Just ask Dr. Evan Lipson, Melanoma specialist at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, who every day witnesses both the devastating effects...


WTF is CancerHAWK?

Exactly one year and 210 posts ago today, I launched CancerHAWK.  (BTW today is also the 17 year anniversary of my first date with Alan, a day we always celebrated & treasured.)   WTF is CancerHAWK?  Well, according to one of my twitter followers and I quote… CancerHAWK is “Just...

10 Things I Learned from People Who Survive Cancer

The post below was written by Lissa Rankin, MD and founder of OwningPink.com, an online community of people committed to healing, connecting & thriving.  The goal… living the most vital life imaginable.  I LOVED what she wrote (great advice… truly!) so I got permission to re-post it here on CancerHAWK.  Like...


The Faces of Sarcoma

  My friend Jim always shares the BEST information with me… in fact, he regularly sends me info that I write about in CancerHAWK.  (Thank you Jim, you are amazing!) Jim also lost a dear friend to sarcoma which is what led him to co-found Champions Oncology (along with my...




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