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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

Stupid Cancer Happy Holiday Hour – TONIGHT

Are you a young adult cancer survivor between the ages of 15 and 40ish living in the Greater Boston Area? Join us TONIGHT for the Stupid Cancer Happy Holiday Hour at Joe Sent Me in Cambridge (Davis Square) from 6-9.

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Occupy… what?

People keep asking me what I think of Occupy Wall Street and, by proxy, Occupy Boston. After all, I seem like the perfect fit in the movement: politically engaged, a history of political organizing and activism, and a story that

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The Waiting, by David Rakoff

From the New York Times Magazine. I am nothing if not compliant. I held still as I was shuttled back and forth through the wondrous high-tech doughnut, inhaling and holding my breath when instructed. Less than three minutes later, I

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Hi, my name is Allie and I have cancer

If you are reading this, you most likely read my Facebook or Twitter post and clicked on the link. You read correctly: I have cancer. I was diagnosed with Stage IV Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Yes, my hair is going to fall

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Students ‘Paint the Campus Purple’ for Relay For Life | BrandeisNOW

Students ‘Paint the Campus Purple’ for Relay For Life | BrandeisNOW. Campus sidewalks will be chalked and faces will be painted purple next week to raise awareness for Relay for Life, which will be held March 26 at the Gosman

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