World Cancer Day 2014 Part II: Signs and Symptoms of Cancer

Posted February 4th, 2014

February 4th is World Cancer Day and is focused on dispelling the dangerous myths & misconceptions surrounding the disease.


World Cancer Day 2014 Part I: Talking About Cancer

Posted February 3rd, 2014

February 4th is World Cancer Day and is focused on dispelling the dangerous myths & misconceptions surrounding the disease.


6 Steps to Being Your Own Best Cancer Care Advocate

Posted December 19th, 2013

In today’s busy healthcare practices, you need to be involved in your own care (or that of a loved one) to assure the best care. Here are six steps to being your own best cancer care advocate.


I support a quitter

Annual Great American Smokeout

Posted November 19th, 2013

Every year, on the third Thursday of November, marks the American Cancer Society’s Annual Great American Smokeout (GAS).


National Health Education Week

Happy National Health Education Week!

Posted October 21st, 2013

Happy National Health Education Week is a celebration that focuses national attention on a major public health issue and promotes consumers’ understanding of the role of health education in promoting the public’s health.


The Dreaded Mammogram Call Back

Posted October 7th, 2013

I started breast cancer awareness month getting my annual mammogram. Everything went smoothly until I got the call every woman dreads – the dreaded mammogram call back.


I’ve got cancer and you want me to exercise??!

Posted May 17th, 2013

People undergoing cancer treatment can – and should – exercise! It can provide relief from fatigue, pain, weight gain, insomnia and a whole host of issues people commonly experience.


Cancerversary

Posted February 14th, 2013

Anniversaries often conjure up happy thoughts- a wedding anniversary, anniversary of quitting smoking, anniversary of starting a new job.  But when cancer is involved, an anniversary of a different kind becomes part of your memory.  I doubt that most people with diabetes can remember the day they were given this news.  But just about every […]


Paying it Forward

Posted February 5th, 2013

After a cancer diagnosis, many survivors and their loved ones are motivated to give back some of the good fortune or good experiences they had on their cancer journey.


Remembering Nancy

Posted February 1st, 2013

I can’t believe it’s February 1st already. One year ago we said goodbye to our kind, loving cousin. And life went on without her.