Cancer…. I hate that word, if you agree with me raise your hand! Even though I cannot see you right now, I know you did it.   Cancer if the second leading cause of death in the United States…. 564,800 American’s are expected to die this year alone because of cancer. It is predicated that Read More…

“The World Cancer Research Fund estimates that about 20% of all cancers diagnosed in the US are related to body fatness, physical inactivity, excess alcohol consumption, and/or poor nutrition, and thus could also be prevented.   These factors are all related and may all contribute to cancer risk, but body weight seems to have the Read More…

VISIT TO DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE April 19, 2016 Research on the diagnosis and treatment of cancer has been a long struggle and the life work of some amazing people.  Dr. Sidney Farber is one such special pioneer in the field of fighting cancer.  In 1947 he dedicated his life to providing state-of-the-art treatment for children.  Read More…

VISIT TO LOUISIANA CANCER RESEARCH CENTER September 12, 2016 The LCRC was recently founded in 2002 as a Louisiana state legislative initiative.  Their official mission is: to promote education and conduct research in the diagnosis, detection and treatment of cancer, while pursuing a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designation.   Located in the heart of the Read More…

Cancer still sucks! As we visited The Ronald McDonald House in Indianapolis, we learned that pop tabs are a huge donation. I had NO idea why! Apparently these little tabs have more aluminum than the entire can! This got me thinking! (Which could be dangerous)… I talked with the manager at Alibi’s Grill in Castleton, Read More…

  My name is Sonya, I am a mom of three children. My youngest daughter Chloe was diagnosed with leukemia when she was 2 years old. We have went to so many different hospitals for treatment over the last 10 years. Chloe is now 12 years old and still fighting the disease. My husband and Read More…

Very few things are more heartbreaking to a parent than a child with cancer. While this is emotionally devastating, it is also logistically and financially devastating as well. Most community hospitals are not equipped to deal with this type of specialized treatment, so the children must go to special hospitals like Riley Children’s Hospital in Read More…

My Son, My Father, My Hero One Family’s Journey with Cancer This is a story about the trials and tribulations of one family’s long journey with the dreaded disease of cancer. The journey starts in 1984 and continues to 2004. The story is told by Larry R and Delila Woodruff, the parents of Larry Allen Read More…

I’m writing this today because in January of 2010 I lost my mom to pancreatic cancer. It was a very hard and sad struggle, not only for her but for her family as well. My mom had not been feeling very well and never believed in going to the doctor.  When she told me that she was Read More…

Cancer has affected many of my family, and friends. I had a family member that passed away of cancer in 2009. I want to share with you my story. My grandmother’s story: I had lived with my grandparents my entire life. They raised me ever since I was born. My grandmother, Judy, was much like Read More…