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Archive for the ‘Cancer Charity’ Category


Sue Weldon – Cancer Survivor Launches Organization for Women and Girls




Sue Weldon has been a gymnastics coach for 23 years at AJS Pancott Gymnastics National Training Center in West Chester, and has served as a Junior Olympic National Team Coach. Sue was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004, at the age of 39, and discovered the importance of complementary therapies in her recovery. Because of […]

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Charity Spotlight – Young Survival Coalition




The Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier international organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women and breast cancer. YSC works with survivors, caregivers and the medical, research, advocacy and legislative communities to increase the quality and quantity of life for women age 40 and under who are diagnosed with breast cancer. […]

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Linda Bruzzone – On Lynch Cancers and the Importance of Genetic Testing




Linda Bruzzone is the Founder and Executive Director of Lynch Syndrome International. Linda was diagnosed with Stage 3 Colon Cancer in late 2007 and was diagnosed with Lynch Syndrome in 2008. As a retired law enforcement officer and investigator, Linda has dedicated the past few years of her life toward creating public awareness and education […]

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Commendable National Cancer Charity –
Living Beyond Breast Cancer (lbbc.org)




We have launched a new series, designed to put a spotlight on National Cancer Charities. Our goal is to take you “behind the scenes” and introduce you to responsible and effective National Charities that are using funds responsibly and are generating heartwarming and significant results. We are pleased to announce that we have chosen LIVING […]

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Michelle Ernsdorff – Childhood Cancer Survivor Launches Foundation to Help Parents If Their Child Has Cancer




Michelle Ernsdorff is the founder and CEO for Compass to Care. Compass to Care is dedicated to scheduling and paying for travel arrangements families require, to seek the best cancer care for their children. Michelle’s passion for children with cancer and their families stems from her own experience as a childhood cancer patient and survivor. Michelle […]

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Norma Roth – On Triumphing over a Legacy of Cancer




Norma Roth – a breast cancer survivor, had DCIS and LCIS in March 2004.  She was the ninth and youngest woman, spanning three generations on both sides of her mother’s family to be diagnosed with breast cancer.  In 2006, Norma began interviewing breast cancer survivors and well known breast cancer physicians to create a unique […]

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Brenda Jones – On Restoring Patient Dignity with HugWraps®




In October 2008 Brenda Jones was devastated by a breast cancer diagnosis. Being forced to put on a drab, generic, embarrassing traditional hospital gown every time she went in for treatment only made the experience worse. So with a flash of inspiration — and a crash-course in sewing — she decided to do something about […]

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Marlena Ortiz – On Inspiring Young Women to Embrace Their Beauty While They Fight Cancer




Marlena Ortiz is a 27 year old breast cancer survivor. Because of her youth and no family history of breast cancer her diagnosis was delayed. Marlena forged ahead, beat cancer, and started a special effort and campaign to spread awareness and help other young women. The Marlena Project is a non-profit campaign to help encourage […]

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