Comfort & Community

Join the “Dear Cancer” Letter Writing Campaign

I LOVE this ….. Varian Medical Systems (leading manufacturer of medical devices & software for treating cancer & other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy & brachytherapy) has created an AMAZING letter writing campaign to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Varian launched its “Dear Cancer” campaign in 2008 to inspire patients, families...


Songs of Love… The Medicine of Music

Music can be a source of joy and inspiration.  According the American Cancer Society, some research has even shown that “music therapy can help reduce pain & chemotherapy-induced nausea & vomiting.”   Check out Songs of Love … a nonprofit organization that creates FREE, personalized original songs to uplift children and teens...


got Breast Cancer? get free support from Pink-Link

If you have been touched by breast cancer, you might want to check out Pink-Link, an online breast cancer support network with over 4500 members from all 50 states and from 40 different countries worldwide.  Many thanks to @TalkAboutHealth for the connection… Here’s the dealio (as my daughter always says)…...


IHad Cancer

When someone is diagnosed with cancer, the feelings of isolation and confusion can be overwhelming.  Candidly, it can also be down-right terrifying… and that’s an understatement.  Although you hope no one ever has to go through a cancer diagnosis, it can help to be able to speak to someone whose...


The Stupid Cancer Show… great for young adults with cancer

I just love this button from stupidcancer.com... but I have to admit, I LOVED Alan’s crazy eyebrows (before chemo)…. but he still looked HOT without them.  I also LOVE the STUPID CANCER SHOW. Here’s the dealio (as my daughter always says)… and here’s what Stupid Cancer Show has to say… “70,000 young adults (15-39) are...


Let’s Talk About Health & Breast Cancer

Check out TalkAboutHealth, an interactive website designed to provide personalized, helpful & accurate answers to breast cancer-related questions. Users share knowledge & experiences, ask questions and build a community of support.    Here’s the dealio (as my daughter always says)… Users post a question.  TalkAboutHealth then finds survivors, experts, and...

Amazing Resource for Brain Cancer Patients

  I just learned about Voices Against Brain Cancer (VABC), an incredible organization completely devoted to educating patients about brain cancer and fundraising for brain tumor research.  Check them out… they have tons a GREAT info on their site to help anyone affected by brain cancer.  Here’s just a few of the amazing...


ISOL & the Big C

ISOL means In Search of Love The Big C unfortunately means CANCER not climax   I just read an amazing blog post on CrazySexyLife (one of my favorite sites on cancer & wellness) called Chemo Courtship.  Guest blogger Catherine Phillips writes about how she, single mother of 2 with cancer, approached dating.  Yes,...




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