Greetings from CancerLand: Plastic Surgeon Photo Shoot

Posted August 1st, 2011

Alysa Cummings is a certified poetry therapist who focuses her energies full-time in support of cancer survivors using writing as a tool for healing.


Greetings from CancerLand: Sometimes I Almost Forget

Posted March 11th, 2011

Alysa Cummings is a certified poetry therapist who focuses her energies full-time in support of cancer survivors using writing as a tool for healing.


Greetings from CancerLand: Old, She Said

Posted March 1st, 2011

Saturday around noon there was a traffic jam at the Acme; a noticeable back up of shoppers heading southbound down aisle 5, right by the pretzel and candy displays (bags of Hershey miniatures on sale; two for six dollars with Supercard). All because of a slow moving senior citizen using her wagon as a walker, […]


CancerLand Bookshelf: The Summer of Her Baldness

Posted December 30th, 2010

Twelve years later and not much has changed. Not much. Not really. Starting with the entrance. He knocks twice, opens the door and hurriedly strides into the examining room. His energy speaks volumes (Places to go; patients to see. So many patients; so little time. ). I am sitting there, a veteran oncology patient, waiting […]