Lois Tschetter Hjelmstad – Trailblazing Cancer Survivor Inspires Audiences Nationwide

Lois Hjelmstad

Lois Tschetter Hjelmstad is an international speaker and the author of three award-winning books: Fine Black Lines: Reflections on Facing Cancer, Fear and Loneliness, The Last Violet: Mourning My Mother, and This Path We Share: Reflecting on 60 Years of Marriage. She was featured in the October 2001 issue of Rosie Magazine and appeared on The Rosie O’Donnell Show. She was honored by the Denver Day of Caring as the 2005 recipient of the coveted Sue Miller Award. Lois has spoken to more than 575 organizations of healthcare professionals, cancer support groups, book clubs, women’s groups, hospices, and college classes in all fifty of the United States and in England and Canada. For more info. on Lois’ work go to: or

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