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Thoughts on Encouragement

Marlow C. Embree, Ph.D. I appreciate those who offer words of encouragement. Yet also I recognize how easy it is to get this wrong, especially in early grief. People would say things that were triggering, though they meant well; and that puts a burden on [...]

From Melanoma to Mindfulness

BY LAUREN ALOISIO  Survivor, Melanoma   March 1, 2022  Malignant melanoma. The words glowed back at me from my work computer screen as if they were highlighted in neon yellow. “That must be a mistake,” I thought, as I glazed through the remainder of the [...]

5 Facts to Know About Sarcoma

From the National Foundation for Cancer Research: July is Sarcoma Awareness Month. Deemed a “forgotten cancer” because of its rarity, sarcomas are cancers that start in bone, muscle, connective tissue, blood vessels or fat, and can be found anywhere in the body. In general, there [...]

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

Contact BCAN, the Blood Cancer Advocacy Network, if you have or know of anyone who needs this support. E-mail: Support Hotline: 888-901-2226

Achieving High-Quality Cancer Survivorship Care

From the Journal of Clinical Oncology: Over the past several decades, the number of cancer survivors has increased dramatically as a result of improved early detection of first malignancies and effective therapies. There are more than 13 million cancer survivors in the United States today.1 [...]

Life After Cancer Treatment – National Cancer Institute

From the National Cancer Institute: Many cancer survivors have told us that while they felt they had lots of information and support during their illness, once treatment stopped, they entered a whole new world— one filled with new questions. This booklet was written to share [...]

Melanoma Pictures to Help Identify Skin Cancer

The Mayo Clinic: Melanoma — a serious form of skin cancer — is often curable if you find it early. These melanoma pictures can help you determine what to look for. The American Academy of Dermatology advises that you watch skin spots for these features: [...]

Top 8 Shocking Facts About Skin Cancer

By Joan Lunden - May is National Skin Cancer/Melanoma Awareness Month. I am bringing this up to everyone because skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer, with over one million people diagnosed each year! Skin cancer has been on the rise [...]

Fundraiser Concert on June 29th!!

Come see The Folk Collection on Saturday, June 29th at 7:00 PM in support of the Eastern Sierra Cancer Alliance, The Hospice of the Owens Valley and the Sierra Communities Aviation Mentoring Program. Tickets at, from any of the sponsoring oraganizations, or contact Tony [...]

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