cancer survivors

Artist and environmental educator Nancy Judd of Recycle Runway creates couture fashion from trash as an innovative way to provide education about conservation.
Artist and environmental educator Nancy Judd of Recycle Runway creates couture fashion from trash as an innovative way to provide education about conservation.
Thomas Moore, a fifth-grader from Bowie, Maryland, didn’t cut his locks for two years just so he could donate them to cancer survivors.
Thomas Moore, a fifth-grader from Bowie, Maryland, didn’t cut his locks for two years just so he could donate them to cancer survivors.
Sunday, June 5th was National Cancer Survivor’s Day, and as cancer care facilitators and advocates, we celebrate cancer survivors
At least once in your life you may experience a bad break or a traumatic experience. It could be a cancer diagnosis, the death of a loved one, a marriage gone sour, or loss of a job or business. Setbacks and stumbling blocks are facts of life.
I can say that many of our daily stresses are actually incredibly simple, incredibly avoidable imaginary stories that we've attached our happiness to. So yes, you still have to fulfill all your daily responsibilities, but while you do, remember that THESE silly stresses are only figments of your imagination...
As the disease ran its course, her final stages of life left her a shadow of the high quality person she truly was. Though her brain cells had been ravaged by the sickness, she never ceased to make it clear how much she loved me.
Lessons Learned I believe in destiny and fate. We have a destiny. We have a purpose. We have one important thing. But it
These are the tidbits of wisdom I've learned from women before me, including my incredible mother who saved my life during and after cancer, and many other teachers, mentors, and friends I've had the privilege of knowing.
After two-and-a-half years of treatment, I made the important transition from cancer patient to cancer survivor. My experience made me realize that I wanted to be a doctor and help children through their cancer journeys.
It doesn't take a family member or friend to be a brain tumor survivor, or to know someone who has lost their life to this ugly disease, to help fight the fight or 'talk the walk and walk the talk.' But it definitely can make you pay attention and participate.
On August 11, 2015 I plan to be on the starting line of the PepsiCo TransRockies Ultramarathon event, a multi-day trail run that covers 56 miles and nearly 9,000 feet of elevation gains. This is a formidable challenge for most people, let alone for a Stage IV lung cancer survivor.
There is no one size fits all for dealing with these situations, and I feel the way I approached my journey and recovery can empower other women. I didn't let cancer define me, but instead tried to look at the good that would come out of the situation to help other women.
Marion Behr discovered that typically, survivors feel responsible for helping others through the ordeal of cancer and find purpose in that mission. By sharing their honest stories, survivors are doing just that.
I decided it was my turn to take control. Matt and I waited outside for the salon to open. At 9 a.m., I put one foot in front of the other and walked in, chin up. In my bravest voice, I said, "I'd like to get my head shaved. I have cancer."
If you or one of your loved ones has ever dealt with cancer, you can probably relate to the sentiment of this video. Watch
Shimoda's project is not just limited to cancer patients and survivors, but to anyone in need of a healing, self-affirming
Improving patient engagement and quality of life isn't just a feel-good approach -- it's life-saving. And we really have no choice.