Archive for the ‘Cancer Blogs’ Category

Why People Wear the Yellow Bracelets

Given recent events, I think it’s important to remind people why Livestrong means so much to the cancer community. It’s not about blindly idolizing a person or wearing a bracelet… The Livestrong Manifesto We believe in life. Your life.We believe in living every minute of it with every...
August 28th, 2012 | Blogs-contributors, Dan Waeger | Read More

Three Years

It’s unimaginable that Dan has been gone three years. Some days it seems like forever. And other days it seems like he is just away for the weekend. Whoever says time heals all was probably just trying to think of something nice to say. If you’ve ever lost someone, you know that there will...
March 17th, 2012 | Blogs-contributors, Dan Waeger | Read More

Too Lazy to Exercise?

Too Lazy to Exercise?
After climbing the stairs to the L platform I am so out of breath, I can’t talk.  This is pathetic.  Aside from having two tumors in my neck, which have no impact on my lung capacity, I’m not sick.  I’m just lazy. I’m a skinny, out of shape weakling.  I hate to exercise and I always have. ...
February 19th, 2012 | Blogs-contributors, Everything Changes, Featured Article | Read More

Planet Cancer Roundup (Or "Why I Suck at Blogging")

Hi, guys–So I am well aware that blogs should be focused on one topic and that they should be updated regularly–weekly or even several times a week. I have EVERY INTENTION of making that happen. But here’s the problem: I can’t just cram in “write a blog” in the middle...
September 20th, 2011 | Heidi Adams | Read More

Cancer Climber – Defying boundaries

Sean Swarner has broken through defined human limitation in order to redefine the way the world views success. Sean was diagnosed with two completely different types of cancer, once at the age of 13 and again at the age of 16 where he was given fourteen days to live and read his last rights. He astounded...
September 14th, 2011 | Cancer Climber | Read More

Duane Bailey-Castro

Duane Bailey-Castro
The Journal Of A Prizefighter — Duane is a three-time survivor of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Despite receiving both an autologous and allogeneic stem cell transplant, he continues to move forward with optimism and energy.  His passions are teaching; photographing New York City’s urban landscape...
September 11th, 2011 | cancer lifestyle, Featured Article, Journal of a Prizefighter | Read More

Pink Revisited . . . 20 Years of Cause Marketing

I have often shared my issues with the pink ribbon and cause marketing. I am a big supporter of Breast Cancer Action’s (BCA) Think Before You Pink campaign because they challenge companies that may use pink to increase their sales especially those who produce products with ingredients linked...
August 29th, 2011 | Life After Cancer | Read More

GOING BEYOND THE GOLD FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER

Given my own family and personal history, I confess that I often focus on women’s cancers.  An email from a customer last year prompted me to take a closer look at children’s cancers and National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  I’ve always been slightly shattered by my conversations with...
June 2nd, 2011 | 4women.com, Cancer Blogs | Read More

Leaving a Trail

“Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Dennis Pyritz, of www.beingcancer.net, raised an interesting topic this week. He was talking about the community of cancer bloggers and just asking questions about what motivates...
June 2nd, 2011 | Cancer Blogs, Communicating with Family | Read More

Cancer of the Breast Implant?

Ten years ago, I made a decision to follow up my mastectomies with silicone breast implants.  I was making my decision “back in the day” when insurance companies would pay for several opinions and more than one consultation.  I remember meeting with my plastic surgeon THREE times regarding my...
June 2nd, 2011 | 4women.com, Cancer Blogs | Read More