Archive for the ‘Explaining Cancer to Children’ Category

Ruthie and the Pink Fairy …a story of hope bravery and inspiration

After hearing about this book and the amazing young women who created it…I had to share. Ruthie and the Pink Fairy This book tells the story of eight-year-old Ruthie and her family, dealing with the scary subject of breast cancer, in a way which is hopeful and inspiring. A pink fairy visits Ruthie and gives […]


Diane LeBleu -Amazing Survivor Creates “PinkPockets” to Hold Surgical Drains (a story of BRCA positive twin sisters)

Diane LeBleu is a recent breast cancer patient/now survivor, having been diagnosed and treated at the young age of 39. Her diagnosis of Stage 2 Invasive Breast Cancer was just 6 years after her twin sister Denise was diagnosed with the same and 3 years after her aunt died of a breast cancer reoccurence at […]


Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz
On Her Triumph Over Cancer and Advocacy for Women

For more than eighteen years, Debbie Wasserman Schultz has dedicated her public life to working on behalf of the people of South Florida. On January 4, 2005, she was sworn in as a member of the United States House of Representatives. Back in 2008 Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was as active as ever in not […]


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 […]


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. […]


Rhonda Zweber – A Mother’s Cancer Journey Through the Eyes of a Child

Rhonda has been married for 17 years with 3 beautiful daughters.  She was diagnosed with breast cancer on May18th, 2007, after finding a lump during a self breast exam.  Having cancer didn’t stop Rhonda and her family from living. She still made it to soccer games, coached volleyball and volunteered at school and church.  She […]