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“If your actions inspire…

“If your actions inspire others to dream more,
learn more, do more and become more,
you are a leader.” –John Quincy Adams

Support Strong Legislation for Safe Cosmetics

Women’s health is under assault again – cosmetics companies are fighting to keep their products among the least-regulated in the country. Don’t let them get away with it. For too long, cosmetics companies have made personal care products that are bad for our health. And many of the harmful chemicals in products aren’t listed on the labels. … Continue reading

ACCC Urges Faster Congressional Action to Confront Drug Shortage Crisis

ACCC Urges Faster Congressional Action to Confront Drug Shortage Crisis The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) joined 31 other medical organizations in urging House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton to move forward with legislation to combat the drug shortage crisis. While acknowledging that drug shortages cannot be solved by Congressional action alone, … Continue reading

“Our own life has to be…

“Our own life has to be our message.”
― Thich Nhat Hanh

Tompkins Cortland Community College Kick’s Off The Big Pink, Big Blue Fundraiser for Cancer!

Tompkins Cortland Community College [TC3] has a long history of fundraising to support the local cancer community with their annual “Big Pink, Big Blue” event.  Every spring students turn out in droves to form teams, to raise money, and to participate in the See-Saw Marathon & Dodgeball Event.  The Kick Off Event was no exception. … Continue reading

9th Annual Young Adult Cancer Conference to Be Held at Dana Farber

Next Saturday is gonna be a big day in the young adult cancer community.  Why?  It is the 9th Annual Young Adult Cancer Conference at Dana Farber.  We are just on the cusp of National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week (April 2-8) and for the ninth year in a row, Dana Farber Cancer Institute is hosting a … Continue reading

Meet. Connect. Inspire. C4YW Comes Through with all Three and Much More

It’s always an occasion when hundreds of breast cancer survivors and care partners come together for a conference and this year’s Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer [C4YW] was certainly no exception. First, let me say that you shouldn’t let the “Young Women” fool you… women of all ages made the journey to … Continue reading

Urgent Action! Representatives have until Monday, March 19th to sign the letter supporting the Department Of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program

Forty-four Representatives have signed a Dear Colleague Letter to the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee calling for $120 million in appropriations for the Department of Defense (DOD) Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) for FY 2013.Is your Representative on the list?  (See below) If not, please call your your Representatives between now and Monday to urge them to show their support for … Continue reading