Archive for the ‘Cancer Blogs’ Category

ANYONE FEELING PINKED OUT???

How ’bout those pink-shod NFL players? Ahhhhh, do try the pink lemonade compliments of Delta airlines, and since they do not throw in a pink dinner, be sure to bring your own pink bucket of KFC.  Tell me, have you enlisted your kitty in the cause for The Cure with pink Purina cat food? If you’ve...
October 8th, 2010 | 4women.com | Read More

ODE TO THE BALD CHICK!

Indian runway model Diandra Soares understands the 4Women.com motto perfectly:  you do not need your hair to maintain your sense of style!  No, the lovely bald Diandra is not undergoing chemotherapy or dealing with Alopeica Areata.  Instead, she heads over to the local men’s barber shop for a “cheap...
October 6th, 2010 | 4women.com | Read More

“Nowhere Hair” Explaining Hairloss to Children

4Women.com invited the author of “Nowhere Hair” to write a guest blog regarding her recent publication! “How in the world will I tell my kids?” Like a lightening bolt this thought travels up from your toes, wraps around your heart, and ties up your lips. A cancer diagnosis is bad enough to...
October 5th, 2010 | 4women.com | Read More

2010-2011 Scholarship Winners

It’s been a busy six months (!) since I last wrote here. Apologies for dropping off… it’s certainly not that I don’t think about Dan, cancer or the Foundation every day, but it’s been awhile since I’ve even had the urge to write. Just wanted to update everyone on some...
September 20th, 2010 | Blogs-contributors, Dan Waeger | Read More

2010 Waeger Cup

In case you haven’t heard already… The 6th Annual Waeger C.U.P. is right around the corner!!! Mark your calendars- Sunday October 17, 2010. The tournament will be held at a new location this year- The Links of Gettysburg in Gettysburg , PA. We thank Mike Caporaletti and all the great people...
September 20th, 2010 | Blogs-contributors, Dan Waeger | Read More

Scanxiety . . . How Do You Deal?

So one would think that after 9 years I would be used to followup visits and tests. I stupidly thought I would get to a point where I would be scanxiety free. In the beginning I went for visits every 3 months, then after 3 years I went every 6 months and then when at the 5 year mark I graduated to once...
September 2nd, 2010 | Life After Cancer | Read More

Physical Exercise May Help With “Chemo Brain”

By Idelle Davidson – Physical exercise is hugely important to recover all those marbles we somehow lose during cancer treatment. Exercise increases blood flow (and oxygen) to the brain. In laboratory studies, animals that exercise regularly create new neurons in the hippocampus. That region of...
August 17th, 2010 | Editorial, News, Your Brain After Chemo | Read More

CALLING ALL STYLIST!!

Inspiration comes in many forms and from many different sources.  But when it comes to fashion, more often than not, our inspiration for the clothes we buy and the style we choose comes from the glossy pages of a fashion magazine, glamorous images from web pages, or from the television and movie screens. ...
August 17th, 2010 | 4women.com | Read More

Ever Disobeyed Your Doctor’s Orders?

Ever Disobeyed Your Doctor’s Orders?
When it comes to following prescription drug dosing and directions, I’m like a teacher’s pet.  I’m terrified of potential drug side effects – almost to a neurotic and paranoid level.  And I do exactly what my doctor says.  But many patients don’t or can’t.  Especially with the economy...
August 16th, 2010 | Blogs-contributors, Everything Changes | Read More

GENERAL HOSPITAL MISSES THE BOAT!

Hollywood continues to pass up opportunities to portray women without hair in a fashionable and dignified manner.  General Hospital’s current series has fictional character Shirley Smith undergoing chemotherapy for brain cancer. Shirley has lost all of her hair and is seen wearing an outdated turban...
July 21st, 2010 | 4women.com | Read More