• 6/30/2010

    I originally set out to talk about clinical trials for my post today but something else inspired me - caregiving.  I was reminded this week of how easy and common it is for the needs of caregivers to get left behind in the shuffle.

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  • 6/26/2010

    As I was surfing the web preparing for my latest blog entry, I was looking for something profound, something that people could really resonate with like a miracle vitamin, or a new “super food”.  Remarkably, I found the complete opposite and still want to share!  I came across “The Sprinkle Diet

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  • 6/24/2010

    As we launch our new fiscal year and prepare for what lies ahead I have been thinking a lot about what inspires me each day to do the work of fundraising for the Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation.

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  • 6/21/2010

    Today, more and more Americans are able to work while undergoing cancer treatments.  In fact, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's official website (EEOC), "approximately 40 percent of the more than one million Americans diagnosed with some form of cancer each year are work

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  • 6/18/2010

    For Father’s Day ... Or Any Day

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  • 6/17/2010

    I just returned from the largest conference I have ever attended – the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago.  Over 30,000 oncologists and healthcare professionals from around the world gathered at the McCormick Center for several days to hear the latest news in

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  • 6/16/2010

    Today, I googled the term “cancer information."  Putting aside for a moment the fact that “to google” really isn’t a verb, consider with me the outcome of that search.

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  • 6/14/2010

    As a member of the Cancer Supportive Services staff at The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation, I have had the honor of connecting with many people who have been touched by cancer.

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  • 6/11/2010

    If you want to be inspired and filled with hope, plan to participate in the Hope on Wheels (HOW) 100 this fall.  The ride will take place Saturday, September 11th.

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  • 6/09/2010

    Last night as I was getting ready for bed, my husband called to me from the landing, “Babe, our friend had a heart attack this morning!”  He learned of this while catching up on old Facebook posts from earlier in the day.  I met him on the landing.  He seemed quite paralyzed by what he just read

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