Posts Tagged ‘young’

You KNOW you want to go to a Planet Cancer retreat! [a photo entry]

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Maybe you’ve thought about applying and dismissed the idea: too far, too long, too expensive, don’t want to sit around with mournful cancer people and sing Kum-Ba-Ya, can’t go alone, you’re too sick, or it’s just too big a pain in the arse to get your doc to fill out the...
October 15th, 2008 | Heidi Adams | Read More

Get Your Drug On

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So here’s a lighthearted game for you guys over the weekend: it’s the latest in pharmacological entertainment—-click here to play Get Your Drug On! [Cue Bob Barker and his theme song.] I just invented “Heidzac.” Admit it–you’ve always wondered how they got those...
October 15th, 2008 | Heidi Adams | Read More

PC Age Guideline Explanation

Hi, everyone— So, it’s one of the perils of a growing, evolving organization that we have to evaluate situations when they come up, and decide on a response that best protects the integrity and purpose of our community and our organization. Such a situation recently occurred with the growing presence...
October 15th, 2008 | Heidi Adams | Read More

Patients of a Different Stripe

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Yee-haaa!! Young adults with cancer, FRONT AND CENTER! “Doctors often follow the medical school mantra: “When you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras.” Planet Cancer founder and executive director Heidi Adams explains that, in that scenario, many young adult cancer patients find themselves...
October 15th, 2008 | Heidi Adams | Read More