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Guiding Patients Through the Cosmetic Side Effects of Cancer Treatment
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Michele Lawson founded Wig Warriors in honor of her stepmother, who passed away from colon cancer. The Wig Warriors Foundation provides services to patients who have cosmetic side effects from cancer treatments.
Audrey Guth, 2-Time Cancer Survivor, Dedicates Her Life to Helping Mothers Undergoing Cancer Treatment
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Audrey Guth is a 2-time cancer survivor, of thyroid cancer and breast cancer. In 2009 she launched the Nanny Angel Network to help children of mothers with cancer go to the camp of their choosing and give their moms a break.
Spreading a Vision of Love and Hope
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After the death of her brother from testicular cancer, Meg McQuarrie followed his life-affirming approach to cancer treatment by creating Elixir Fund, a nonprofit organization focused on helping patients with cancer and their caregivers.
Helping Others Care for You
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Mend Together: a new website connects patients with cancer with friends and family during challenging times.
Facilitating What to Say, Do, and Give to Patients with Cancer
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Rachel Swerdloff of Mend Together (formerly Mend After Cancer) explains how her organization supports patients with cancer by helping people create registries for items and services that they may need during and after treatment.
Supporting Families with the KM3 Project
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2019 Hero of Hope Patient Award winner Kirstin Arbon discusses her non-profit, the KM3 Project, which provides financial support to patients with cancer who are parents of children under 18.
Go the the Beach! And Other Lessons from A Journey of Courage and Hope Retreat
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The retreat is designed for metastatic breast cancer patients and their caregivers to get away from the daily routines and responsibilities.
Cancer Warrior Alliance
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Inspired by her mother’s courage, Krysten Ford started Cancer Warrior Alliance to help families such as hers arm themselves with resources and knowledge.
Beating Cancer Together: Helping Patients, Caregivers, and Medical Professionals Connect
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This new social network allows patients with cancer and their caregivers to connect with people in similar situations to share their experiences.
How OurBrainBank Benefits Patients and Researchers
Brain CancerHero of HopeSupport Services
Hear how OurBrainBank app helps patients with glioblastoma manage their disease, provides valuable data for research, and links drug manufacturers to prospective participants for drug trials.
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