Oncology Screenings for Cancer Empowerment

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 …

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Why I’ll Never say, “Be Grateful.”

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 …


Why MRI Rooms Should be Painted for Kids

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.


My Sacred Story

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 …

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Cancer Previvor

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 …