In the short time so far that I’ve worked here at the Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation in Cancer Supportive Services, I’ve learned and thought about many cancer related issues, specifically related to mammograms and breast cancer.
Contributing to a blog is an interesting process. Sometimes, words and content flow forth from me easily and effortlessly- just as the fountains do at the Bellagio Resort in Las Vegas. At other times, the “fountain” of my mind can be dry, and words and ideas that should be there are not and I
Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love, wrote that “you have to participate relentlessly in the manifestation of your own blessings.” I often reflect back on that prose when life seems to be speeding by too quickly or painfully too slow; when I find myself missing signposts of joy
If there is one thing we can learn from our namesake, Minnie Pearl, and the joyful and exuberant life she lived, it is that laughter is great medicine! Over the years, Minnie Pearl kept people in stitches during her performances as part of the Grand Ole Opry.
I have been cycling for nearly four years, off and on between back surgeries. My husband competed in triathlons and road racing which first exposed me to the world of cycling. I was so intrigued about riding a bicycle that he let me try it out on an old bicycle he had laying around. After my f
Since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was signed into law on March 23, I have been wondering what its impact will be on cancer care in the United States. Is it going to make things better or worse for fewer or
I was recently reading through some information about clinical trials on The Center for Information & Study On Clinical Research Participation website.