Monthly Archives: March 2012

Cancer Transitions at the LIVESTRONG Assembly

  Cancer Transitions is CSC’s groundbreaking post treatment survivorship program that helps people who have finished treatment jump start their road to recovery.  This program has been run across the country, maybe even yours.  For the past two days, we’ve … Continue reading

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Three cheers for Gilda’s Club Desert Cities!

Gilda’s Club Desert Cities received the Julie Copeland Community Service Award at the BNP Paribas Bank Open Tennis Tournament at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on Sunday, March 19. The presentation was at 10:30 PDT and was televised nationally on ESPN and the Tennis … Continue reading

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Fertility & cancer…

I have met quite a few parents whose children are cancer survivors.  And their journey’s have some major similarities.  First, their child was suddenly diagnosed with cancer and literally started chemotherapy the very next day.  Secondly, in each instance, the … Continue reading

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Frankly speaking about the drug shortage (Part 6)

Now that we have talked a little (okay, a lot) about the problem, what are the solutions?  Let me remind you how we started, “This is a complex issue”. Not what we want to accept nor do I think we … Continue reading

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Frankly speaking about the drug shortage (Part 5)

Our second to last blog of this series will focus on the view of Pfizer Oncology.  As mentioned previously, Pfizer manufactures both brand name and also generic injectable medications. Pfizer Oncology was represented by Dr. Mace Rothenberg, MD who became … Continue reading

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