Author Archives: Kimya Forouzan

Living with Cancer & Raising Teenagers: 5 Questions for Authors Marc & Maya Silver

Marc and Maya Silver, a father-daughter duo, co-wrote the book My Parent Has Cancer and It Really Sucks. When Maya’s mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, she decided to collaborate with her father to provide an all-encompassing resource for families … Continue reading

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When the cancer journey meets Hollywood

It is not uncommon to turn on your TV to a new show or movie featuring a character facing a cancer diagnosis. Think of the shows The Big C and Chasing Life or the movies 50/50, The Bucket List, and … Continue reading

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Meet Broadway Star and Cancer Support Community Supporter, Stephanie J. Block

Have you ever wanted to see Broadway star Stephanie J. Block perform? Stephanie J. Block, star of such productions as Wicked and Anything Goes, will be performing at the Cancer Support Community’s Spring Celebration on April 24th in New York … Continue reading

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What exactly is a registry, anyway?

The Cancer Experience Registry serves a vital role in helping researchers better understand the cancer journey, but what exactly is the Cancer Experience Registry? Generally, a medical registry is a system for collecting, organizing and analyzing the experiences of individuals … Continue reading

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Parenting with cancer

A cancer diagnosis can be the beginning of a new, difficult journey. Those with cancer must deal with a wide range of new issues, from treatment to the effects the diagnosis has on their children. An often overlooked group that … Continue reading

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