Category Archives: advocacy

Now What?

7-Year Cancer Survivor – Now What? Are you a different person now than before you had cancer? Cancer changes lives not only for survivors but also for co-survivors, family and friends.  Cancer can bring clarity to a situation that was … Continue reading

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Dancing in the Rain

  This Months’ post comes from a young breast cancer survivor,  Regina, who describes the challenge of living life as a cancer survivor facing her worst fears of her cancer returning while at the same time trying to put into … Continue reading

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Who are Your Angels?

Our guest blogger this month is an ovarian cancer survivor who was an incredible human being prior to cancer, and yet has used the opportunities through cancer to continue to grow in so many wonderful ways. I believe it is … Continue reading

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Toom-ah? What Stinkin’ Toom-ah!

Below is the first of several guest posts to Survivorship Partners’ blog. Jessica is a walking definition of advocacy and really illustrates how vital being proactive is in survivorship.  What can we learn from her in advocating for yourself or … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond Awareness to Breast Cancer Prevention

It’s that time of year when the world looks a little more pink.  Retailers decorate their stores with pink ribbons and the promise to donate a portion of their sales to the fight. There are the pink M&M’s. There are pink … Continue reading

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Information is Key to Understanding Fertility Options

I had an adult survivor of a childhood cancer tell me recently that she was very thankful to be alive but felt she paid a very high price for  that survival, as she had recently discovered that she was infertile … Continue reading

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