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A diagnosis of cancer is never easy. It can be especially difficult for men, who are commonly expected to exude strength, stoicism, and self-sufficiency.
This Monday, August 23, the 10th Annual Nashville Men's Event will take place at Morton's The Steakhouse. Over 200 influential men, who support The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation, will attend.
Did you think that you could lie in the sun and tanning beds for all those years and not have anything to show for it? That is exactly what one of my young patients thought. Don't worry, she is alive and well, and this is her story...
I might have the privilege of writing more than one entry on the Minnie Pearl blog, but one idea came to mind to write about in this entry:
Have you ever wondered how BEST to handle yourself around a family member or good friend who is fighting cancer?
When I participated in my first How100 in September 2007, I was really unsure about myself and whether or not I would be able to finish. Cycling had become such therapy for me but I'd never ridden more than 15 miles. I was really unsure about trying for 29 miles.
Back to School special! As many school-age children prepare to return to the classroom, we thought this a perfect time to feature this great story in our blog.
This year, I reached an important milestone in my cancer journey. I'm ten years out from my first cancer. It's hard to remember now what my life was like before cancer, but I vividly remember the first time I heard \You have cancer.\ It changes everything instantly.
Today is another great day. It started early with a few minutes of playtime with my sweet puppies, then off to work for an early morning meeting with a number of brilliant and caring physicians who want to end cancer, then a conference call on technology about our new web platform. My morning