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5 Things You Should Know about Young Adult Cancer Survivorship

April is Health Activist Writer’s Month and brings the official Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge (#HAWMC). WEGO Health has developed a month of writing to engage the health blogger community in discussion about our individual illnesses.

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10th Annual Young Adult Cancer Conference at Dana Farber – April 6

How does a day spent around some of the adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer movement’s most interesting, passionate, inquisitive and fearless warriors and supporters sound? Celebrate 10 years of coming together in support of the unique needs of young

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Dear Mr. Romney…

I try not to take politics personally, but when I hear you say that sick people can pursue care in the ER, what I hear you say is “I do not care to know the reality of the sick in

Posted in News, Politics, Rants, Survivorship

World Lymphoma Awareness Day (or, all that you wanted to know about lymphoma and more!)

Every September 15th is World Lymphoma Awareness Day, nestled in Blood Cancer Awareness Month. September is all about awareness –  blood cancer, ovarian cancer, men’s cancers, thyroid cancer, and childhood cancers (which gets the most attention for obvious reasons). And

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I get high with a little help from my friends

On top of a cliff overlooking New Paltz and the Hudson Valley, Birdy reached out her arms and said, “After this, who cares about 5 years? The cancer is not coming back! I don’t care anymore!” Graduation day at cancer camp

Posted in Personal Stuff, Survivorship

Climb all the Catskills?

For a year of my life, more people than I ever imagined called me brave, complimented my courage, or told me they didn’t know how I could deal with what I faced. To be honest, I feel like a complete

Posted in Nonprofit Spotlight, Personal Stuff, Survivorship

This one time, I was on the news

Things got so busy that I forgot to even post my (very brief) interview with Boston’s Channel 5 on here. A 30 minute interview was cut down to 2 lines, a shot of my very messy desk, and a walking

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