Tag: cancer

Another young person with cancer.

Ethan Zohn’s Cancer Returns I am thinking good thoughts for Ethan – another young person with cancer. “I don’t want fear or cancer to define me, but it’s always in the back of your mind,” the former Survivor winner tells PEOPLE in a new interview.  His fears more »

Spreading the word about Cancer

Hannah was asked to speak at a local American Cancer Society event this evening. She wrote her speech herself, with no help from us and while she was reading it — many of the people in the room were brought to tears. I was so more »

Overhead Squats for your Core Workout

The news of Steve Jobs hit hard. Not only are we a tech family – the hubby loves his MAC – we are also one of the many families who have dealt with cancer. Last night I thought about Steve Job’s family. How hard it more »

Goodbye to an amazing innovator: Steve Jobs

Very sad to hear about Steve Jobs – no other way to say it — Cancer Sucks. Cancer doesn’t discriminate — you can be super rich, poor, male, female, short, tall, fat, thin, happy, sad, black, white, old, young — http://www.apple.com/stevejobs/ ‎”I’ve looked at myself more »

Men may need colon cancer screening earlier than women do

Study: Men may need colon cancer screening earlier than women do Men may need to begin colon cancer screening earlier than women, new research suggests. The study found that men were far more likely to have potentially precancerous lesions (also called polyps or adenomas) in more »

Young Cancer Survivors

Author Geralyn Lucas puts a fresh face on cancer survival There are way too many young people getting cancer— Sixteen years ago, Lucas received a breast cancer diagnosis. The 44-year-old author of “Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy” is among Gen X survivors helping more »

Learning from Cancer Survivors

10 Things I Learned From People Who Survive Cancer When I interviewed women who had survived breast cancer for my art project The Woman Inside, I noticed that they all shared one remarkable thing in common. They had all faced down death and decided to more »

Cancer Patients use Nurse Navigators

When a Doctor Isn’t Enough Nurse Navigators Help Patients Through Maze of Cancer-Treatment Decisions, Fears When Judith Nakamura tried to see a surgeon to follow up on her treatment for breast cancer recently, she was told it would be a two-month wait. Colleen Sullivan-Moore stepped more »

I Had Cancer Community

Great new community I Had Cancer in the news. Having been a caregiver, I can tell you finding a community easily that gets what you are going through is really important. You have all these questions and no one place to find the answers in more »

Get the book: TWICE: How I Became a Cancer-Slaying Super Man Before I Turned 21…for FREE!

A few weeks ago I wrote about Ben — who is a cancer survivor and wrote a book about his experience — and now — You can now own his e-book, TWICE: How I Became a Cancer-Slaying Super Man Before I Turned 21…for FREE! Just follow these more »