Cancer survivors receiving treatment may experience side effects that can affect access to food and ability to eat a variety of foods, resulting in compromised nutrition status. Proper nutrition during cancer treatment is important for maximizing treatment outcomes, and caregivers can play a vi
When I first got involved in the cancer community, I had no personal connection to cancer. I can tell you the exact moment I decided I wanted to be a part of it though. It was my freshman year of college, and my friend decided to make a freshman floor team for our college's Relay for Life.
There are so many wonderful things about The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation’s volunteers and supporters, and one of my favorite characteristics is the spirit with which they serve. Occasionally, after someone learns where I work, they ask me if my office is a dreary place. I think it is a good
Interning at The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation has definitely made me aware of the widespread effects of cancer and the increasing number of those that will be diagnosed each year. One aspect of cancer that I hadn’t realized before stumbling across an article is that young adults are being aff
I come from a musical family: my mom is a clarinetist and was a music teacher, my sister plays the harp and I round out the trio on violin.
The first moment someone hears a diagnosis of cancer, the cost of cancer probably doesn’t come immediately to mind. More cancer patients are struggling with financial problems than ever due to the skyrocketing costs of drugs and treatments.