Kick Cancer Overboard…

Imagine this…  A cruise ship filled with cancer fighters and survivors, their friends, family and supporters – all together celebrating life in a place where those touched by cancer can take a break for a few days… where the most important question is not how to pay for the next...


Cancer Survival Tips

I LOVE this article written by Scott Seaman, survivor of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and co-founder of the Chicago Chapter of the Lymphoma Research Foundation.  With his permission, I am re-posting it on CancerHAWK as it’s great advice for anyone battling cancer.  So without further ado, Scott’s tips on surviving cancer…. “Through investment...


got Sarcoma? get Answers here…

    Support for Sarcoma Patients The Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative is an amazing organization whose mission is to support people with sarcoma, a very rare cancer type.  (Candidly, until Alan was diagnosed with pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma in 2009, we had never even heard of the word “sarcoma” before.) They have...


Sharsheret = Supporting Jewish Women with Breast & Ovarian Cancer

Support for Jewish Women with Breast Cancer If you are Jewish and facing either breast cancer or ovarian cancer, check out Sharsheret– an amazing national organization dedicated to helping Jewish people navigate their way through these diseases.  Whether you are newly diagnosed or living with metastatic disease or simply want...


Finding the BEST Dr. You Can for Mesothelioma

  Mesothelioma is a very rare type of cancer, representing about 0.3% of all diagnosed cancers annually.  And there is no known cure.  Because of this, The Mesothelioma Center strongly urges people diagnosed with mesothelioma to find a specialist to treat it as doctors trained in asbestos-related diseases typically provide the highest...


Chemo Duck Helps Kids Get Through Chemotherapy

I think the only thing more frightening than hearing the words “You have cancer” is hearing that your child (or any child for that matter) has cancer.  To help parents prepare their children for chemotherapy treatments and eliminate fear of the unknown, Gabe’s Chemo Duck Program was born. (BTW, this...


What to Expect on Your 1st Day of Chemo

This article “What You Can Expect On Your First Day of Chemotherapy” was posted on CrazySexyLife (one of my all-time favorite sites) and is written by Britta Aragon, a cancer survivor and the founder of Cinco Vidas, Inc. She wrote “When Cancer Hits: Your Complete Guide to Taking Care of YOU Through...


FREE Tote & Support for Women Facing Cancer

I just learned of yet another amazing organization called The Lydia Project.  The Lydia Project provides several FREE services to women facing any type of cancer anywhere in the world. Request A Tote   Although many physician offices & hospitals from around the country (click HERE to see a listing) distribute free Lydia...


got Mesothelioma? get answers from asbestos.com

I just learned of an amazing, one-stop shop resource for anyone affected by mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a rare and highly aggressive form of cancer that affects the mesothelium- the thin, protective membrane that covers the lungs, heart and other internal body organs. Typically, mesothelioma is a caused by exposure to...


WTF is an Oncology Nurse Navigator?

Anyone touched by cancer knows first hand how challenging the journey can be. Looking back at our cancer journeys, I realize the first one was easy with no complications…. albeit, Alan had to endure one major surgery but that was it. The second cancer diagnosis however brought about a complex...




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