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Your Food Guide For Cancer Preventative Nutrition

Posted on 8/20/2014 by lokesh

 Phytochemicals!   Nutrition is certainly an important component of over-all good health as well as helpful in balancing a diet that be helpful in cancer preventative measures. I recently attended a webinar hosted by Triage Cancer called Fighting Cancer With Your Fork by Julie Lanford, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN and founder of Let’s start... Read more

Magic The Gathering: Why Gamers Are Crowdfunding All Stars

Posted on 7/24/2014 by Adrienne

Crowdfunding + Gamers = Magic No, really. Tony Pagliocco has been competing in Magic: The Gathering tournaments for more than 15 years, a passion he shares with his teenage daughter, Mariah. When Mariah was struck by a car as she walked home from school, the tragedy shook their entire community of friends, family, and loved... Read more

Interview with Jacqueline Dooley, Author of Doorways to Arkomo

Posted on 7/23/2014 by Michael Powell

Jacqueline Dooley is a mother, author, and entrepreneur. She recently self-published Doorways to Arkomo: The Spirit Oak’s Gift, a novel exploring a unique friendship between two 11-year-old girls. Sorel, a princess in Arkomo, strives to save the lives of her family while Grace, a young New Yorker, fights cancer and hospitalization. Jacqueline kindly agreed to... Read more

Music as Therapy

Posted on 7/23/2014 by Kelli

Music is a language of energy, a “vibe” of emotions and joy. It speaks to our core desires and feelings. Music can also be a mirror to help us better understand our own inner-world of thoughts, emotions and feelings. Although it has been around for 100 years, there is an emerging field of music therapy... Read more

The Fault in Our Stars: Not a “Cancer Book”

Posted on 7/10/2014 by Michael Powell

“Maybe that time is coming soon and maybe it is millions of years away, but even if we survive the collapse if our sun, we will not survive forever” (12). Recently our staff read John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars. As the novel involves families coping with cancer, we hoped it would give us... Read more

Myasthenia Gravis

Posted on 6/30/2014 by Sarah Seely

Myasthenia is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disorder that is characterized by fluctuating weakness and fatigue of the voluntary muscle groups. According to estimate by the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Myasthenia Gravis affects 20 individuals out of 100,000. While there currently isn’t a cure for Myasthenia, effective treatments are available. Medications, IV treatments, and removing... Read more

Awesome Cancer Resources!

Posted on 6/19/2014 by lokesh

When a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, our first thought is often, “How can I help?” We go online looking for answers, and we hope to find information we can share that will make it all seem a bit less scary. Often we start with the immediate needs our loved one might have, like... Read more

Fathers Day: Honoring our Everyday Heroes

Posted on 6/14/2014 by Erica Alhorn

Every year when Fathers Day comes around, finding a gift for dad can be the most stressful decision of all. Tie? Breakfast in bed? Jelly of the Month Club? It can be hard to find the right way to honor a man who serves as the backbone of a family, who can recite what every... Read more

Model with a Mission Inspiring Other Amputee Women

Posted on 6/11/2014 by Erica Alhorn

Last year, I had the gift of being the Fundraising Coach for an amazing fundraiser and part of a story that has since touched the lives of many other amputee women who have been through the life changing experience of losing a limb and fighting the odds to find their way back to normal. Marina... Read more

Your risk of getting Skin Cancer is REAL. I know from experience.

Posted on 6/4/2014 by Kelli

Get your hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen ready because Summer has finally arrived and with it comes many outdoor activities. While enjoying all that sunshine, remember that the pleasurable warmth of the sun’s rays also exposes you to ultraviolet (UV) radiation that causes skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis, and it’s the most preventable... Read more

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