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The Golden State Speaks: A Story of Attending 2016’s Breakaway from Cancer

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Last week, I traveled to Breakaway from Cancer, a collaboration between Amgen and four non-profit organizations, including the Cancer Support Community, to provide resources about cancer through an eight-day Lifestyle Festival throughout cities in California.

Be Here Now: A Q&A with Director Lilibet Foster

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

This week's blog post is a Q&A with Academy Award nominee Lilibet Foster. Lilibet is the director of the documentary film Be Here Now (The Andy Whitfield Story), released this Spring. Be Here Now follows the story of actor Andy Whitfield, his wife Vashti and their family as they embrace life rather than fear after Andy is diagnosed with cancer. Watch the trailer here, and learn more about how you can screen the film in your community here.

Support by the Step – Joel’s Story of Running 4 Marathons

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Why would anyone want to run 26.2 miles? Why would anyone want to do it four different times?! The answer to these questions can be complicated. We run because the roads and trails are there. We run because we need an outlet. We run to enjoy nature and the outdoors. We run to be with friends and family. We run to stay healthy and fit. We run for others.

The Challenge Behind ASCO’s “Value Framework”: The Value of a Drug or the Value of a Life?

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

This week’s guest blog is by Meghan Rodgers. This is Meghan’s story on life with her fiancé Dan Waeger and his journey with cancer. Dan founded the National Collegiate Cancer Foundation (NCCF), an organization that provides financial support to young adults who are impacted by cancer and pursuing higher education.

From the Patients - Responses from Our #Thankanurse Campaign

Thursday, May 28, 2015

All this month as part of our #ThankANurse campaign, we asked our followers for stories, moments and instances where they were thankful for the nurses in their lives, and we were touched at reading the heartfelt words of gratitude and admiration that patients had to say about their nurses. More than that, we were astounded by the number of people who remarked on the powerful effect that their nurses had upon them and their treatment.

When Men Get Breast Cancer

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

What I was about to hear was the unexpected. My family doctor said, “Darrell, I didn’t want to tell you this on the phone, but you said you wanted to know immediately. It’s breast cancer.” I wasn’t prepared for that.

Blogging, a Journal of Experience

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

A blogger shares her cancer experience and shares tips and ways to find humor in the craziness of cancer.

Springtime in the Garden of Good and Angry

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Summer is a season that many people associate with being outdoors. Lying out by the pool or on the beach, taking long walks, going for a run, gardening, and grilling outdoors are just some leisurely activities that people do in the summer. However, it is important to remember that there are health risks associated with these activities and amid all of the fun, it is important to take precautions to help you and your family stay safe.

Veronica’s Story

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Veronica Backes, a 20 year cancer survivor, shares her inspirational story with the Cancer Support Community.

Cancer Cannot Take Away our Memories

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

An inspirational poem.

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