Ovarian Cancer: Silent Killer

Ovarian Cancer: Silent Killer

According to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, this year, an estimated 22,240 women in the United States will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer. It is estimated that 14,030 deaths from this disease will occur this year. Ovarian cancer accounts for nearly 3% of all cancers among women. It is the tenth most common cancerand fifth most common cause of cancer-related death in women. Ovarian cancer was once thought to cause no symptoms. However, recent studies have shown that women Read more »
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November 07, 2013
feeding the soul: Breast Cancer – a journey of the mind and the body

feeding the soul: Breast Cancer – a journey of the mind and the body

By Debbie Abide Being diagnosed with breast cancer is not like being told you have a virus or an infection. It’s something you have to wrap your mind around...like it or not. Since losing our youngest son almost four years ago, my husband and I found that we had strength that we could never have imagined. We had shared with each other then that if we could live through that experience, Read more »
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September 20, 2013
Exercising your way through breast cancer and beyond…

Exercising your way through breast cancer and beyond…

For someone who has been diagnosed with breast cancer, just the thought of having to undergo surgery, chemotherapy or radiation treatments, can make even the most stalwart person feel overwhelmed, anxious, and less likely to maintain a regular exercise program. Once the surgery is over and treatment begins, fatigue, range of motion issues, and other side effects can zap energy and make exercise seem far too much of a chore, Read more »
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September 18, 2013
Directing a First Year Race (A Study in Crazy)

Directing a First Year Race (A Study in Crazy)

By Joey Lee Whether you’re a runner, walker or someone supporting a charity, most of you have probably participated in some sort of organized run/walk event. Chances are that event went off very smoothly and was a great experience…but do you know what went into planning and hosting it? I can assure you, they don’t just happen. It takes painstakingly careful planning and organization to pull one off. What you see on Read more »
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September 18, 2013
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