An Interview with Janet Benedict, PT, DPT By Jenna Lindman In Spring of 2019 I was invited to speak at a luncheon fundraiser for the Elmhurst and Edward Hospital Foundation. It was a lovely event and where I met Janet Benedict, a fellow speaker for the event. Janet was there to talk about the importance …
“We heal in community, to know that there is someone else who has been where you are.”
An interview with Caylei Vogelzang, editor-in-chief and founder of Cancer Wellness magazine.
An interview with a Benedictine Monk and two-time cancer survivor
By Rachael Oats, Jenna Lindman After posting my last blog about Vanessa, who battled cervical cancer in South Africa, I decided that I wanted to learn more about this cancer in the US. It wasn’t until a few weeks ago that I had spoken with anyone about cervical cancer, so I decided to start poking …
By Jenna Lindman Have you ever found yourself in a tough situation: let’s just say you’ve been diagnosed with cancer. You go to tell a loved one about your diagnosis hoping for support and they respond with these words instead: Be grateful. Let’s flip the situation. You are approached by a loved one and they …
Tools I used to keep going after beating cancer.
An Interview with a two-time Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivor
A free-style reflection on the cancer experience after five years of remission.
An Interview with a Stage 4 Lung Cancer Fighter
An interview with a Melanoma Survivor
An interview with a brain cancer caregiver.
I didn’t know how I would get through this without her. Even when I didn’t want to go on anymore, when I was so sick I wished I was dead she carried me through it.
So what did I do? What advice can I give? What helped me was talking to other survivors that went through the same thing post-cancer.
MRI rooms should be painted to suit a child so that it lowers their anxiety, which lowers the rate at which children need to be sedated. The less anxiety, the cheaper and healthier the These MRI’s will be for the child and their families.
A guest blog from Vicki Campana, an ovarian cancer curvivor
By Vanessa Hudson Note from Jenna: Our guest blogger this week is Vanessa Hudson. I had the pleasure of connecting with Vanessa through a group of women called The Teal Ladies, a Facebook group comprised of ovarian and cervical cancer warriors and thrivers. Vanessa is from Natal, South Africa in the district of Glenwood. She …
What it is & Why it’s important By Jenna Lindman If you are in the cancer community, you may be aware of the term “previvor” being used more. For those that aren’t directly involved in the cancer community, this may be a new phrase you’ve not been aware of. A cancer “previvor” is someone who …