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Yoga Unites (May 11, 2010)

This Sunday, May 16th, the 8th annual Yoga Unites® for Living Beyond Breast Cancer will take place on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The event raises funds and awareness for LBBC’s education... Continue Reading

Dixie Carter Dies of Endometrial Cancer (April 12, 2010)

Dixie Carter, the actress best known for her role on the TV sitcom Designing Women, has passed away as a result of complications from endometrial cancer. The talented and beloved actress leaves behind... Continue Reading

Young Adult Survivors Unite (April 9, 2010)

Check out these warriors in the Young Adult community. They are at the forefront of bringing awareness to the need for support, research, resources – and a cure – for young adults aged 15-40... Continue Reading

Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week (April 6, 2010)

Cancer doesn’t discriminate. It affects everyone – all ages, all genders, all ethnicities. When you’re 15 or 20 or 25, you’re in the prime of your life – living large, enjoying today. But cancer... Continue Reading

Beauty Pearls for Chemo Girls (February 24, 2010)

The Urban Zen Center is hosting an evening of tea and discussion with the authors of a new book: Beauty Pearls for Chemo Girls. Celebrate and support women undergoing cancer treatment with an evening of... Continue Reading

Happy Valentine’s Day. You Have Cancer (February 11, 2010)

On Valentine’s Day, most people think about love, romance, chocolate, and flowers – but on February 14, 2003, Kris Carr wrote in her journal, “Happy Valentine’s Day. You have cancer.” It was... Continue Reading

Ford Warriors in Pink (February 11, 2010)

Ford Cares. In their 16 years as a national sponsor for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, they’ve raised over $105 million for the cause. But the commitment doesn’t stop there. The Ford... Continue Reading

An Ounce of Prevention (February 10, 2010)

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. And a few ounces of a healthy thirst-quencher might just set you on the road to prevention. National Cancer Prevention Month is a good time to evaluate... Continue Reading

World Cancer Day (February 4, 2010)

Today is World Cancer Day. It’s a day to recognize the impact of cancer – each year, 12 million people are diagnosed with the disease and over 7 million die from it. The World Health Organization (WHO)... Continue Reading

A New Year’s Resolution for Your Health (January 5, 2010)

It’s January, the month of new beginnings. Many people start off the New Year with a batch of fresh resolutions. We have the best of intentions – this is the year we will: lose weight, stop smoking,... Continue Reading

Hugs, Cuddles, and Dollars for Pancreatic Cancer (November 24, 2009)

There’s nothing like a cuddly teddy bear on a cold winter night. November is National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and Tempur-Pedic have teamed up launch... Continue Reading

One Mo’ Week (November 23, 2009)

Adam Garone is changing the face of men’s health – one mo’ at a time. He’s the co-founder and CEO of Movember, the month formerly known as November, where men grow moustaches to raise awareness... Continue Reading

Be a Quitter (November 19, 2009)

Today is the Great American Smokeout, a day when smokers commit to quitting for 24 hours…or forever. Quitting isn’t easy, but you don’t have to do it alone. The American Cancer Society offers plenty... Continue Reading

Focus on the Facts (November 18, 2009)

The new mammography screening recommendations have caused quite a stir this week. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) reversed its position on screening mammography for women in their 40s,... Continue Reading

The Rules for Navigating Cancer (November 10, 2009)

We spend our lives making rules, following rules, breaking the rules, and wondering what the rules are. We have rules for dating, rules for dieting, rules of etiquette, and more. But what about cancer?... Continue Reading

Great American Countdown (November 9, 2009)

The countdown is on – ten days until the Great American Smokeout. On November 19, 2009, smokers across the nation will participate in the Great American Smokeout by smoking less, quitting for the day,... Continue Reading

Putting Twitter to Work (November 6, 2009)

To tweet or not to tweet, that is the question. More and more people seem to be joining the twitter-sphere. While some people feel the need to constantly update us on the minutiae of their day – i.e.... Continue Reading

Paint the Town Purple (November 6, 2009)

Last month had us all decked out in pink in honor of breast cancer, but now it’s time to get your purple on. November is National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network... Continue Reading

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