Review: Lori Hope’s Blog

Blogs - reviews, Cancer Blogs — By on November 19, 2008 at 10:04 am

Cancer survivor Lori Hope speaks and writes about the importance of communicating compassionately with those rendered especially vulnerable by any disease, trauma, or other difficult condition.

An Emmy-winning producer of more than twenty documentaries and a former medical reporter and newspaper editor, Lori uses her skill and passion as a communicator to inspire others to find the pleasure and value in supporting those who are suffering. Lori is the author of Help Me Live: 20 Things People with Cancer Want You to Know.

Lori’s work has appeared in Newsweek and on the Oprah show and her commentaries have been broadcast on radio stations nationwide. Her book has been featured in media throughout the world including the Wall Street Journal, Time, Redbook, Cure, Hong Kong’s In Touch news, and ABC News.

As a public speaker, Lori has worked with The American Cancer Society, The American Lung Association, the Oncology Nursing Assocation, and other organizations, businesses, and institutions, including Google, UCLA, UCSF, and Tulane University School of Medicine.

Her messages of hope, humor, and the importance of compassionate communication are vital to not only people who care for someone with cancer, but inspirational to anyone who wants to help a friend, colleague, or loved one who is coping with trauma or disease.

A health expert on, Lori graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a BA in Philosophy before working as a journalist in cities including St. Louis, Chicago and San Francisco, where she taught documentary production workshops for a decade.

Currently, she serves on the board of the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, and volunteers for The Lung Cancer Alliance and The Cancer League.

In her free time, Lori enjoys her family and friends, walking her dog, and exercising and practicing yoga to stay strong, healthy, and centered.

Please visit Lori’s blog by clicking here and let us know what you think of it by adding a comment below.

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