Posts Tagged ‘nci’

Candy stripers or strippers named Candy? What do YOU think an AYA cancer program has to have?

I need your help, guys! Yesterday I attended an all-day meeting sponsored by the LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance, whose purpose was to take a first stab at drafting guidelines or standards for institutions wanting to launch Adolescent/Young Adult Oncology programs. It was a great group that included...
June 9th, 2009 | Heidi Adams | Read More

Still riding high after the LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance meeting!

Whew. I’m just now coming down from the 3rd annual LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance meeting here in Austin last week. It was so great that, after it was all over, I felt the post-event blues that happen after the best weddings. You know, when all your favorite people are in one place and you have this...
November 18th, 2008 | Heidi Adams | Read More

How does your cancer look translate into Halloween costumes?

I remember Halloween while I was on treatment. It was a banner year in the movies for bald and sick characters. I was trying to decide whether I should be: a) Tom Hanks in Philadelphia, dying of AIDS.b) a Holocaust survivor from Schindler’s List, dying from Nazis.c) Debra Winger from Shadowlands,...
November 18th, 2008 | Heidi Adams | Read More

Review: The National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute’s website highlights research programs that are extensive and contain many innovative initiatives. You will find valuable cancer-related information of all kinds.
July 4th, 2008 | Cancer Websites, Organizations | Read More