Category Archives: Inspirational Stories

Oncology Nursing: 40 Years and Going Strong

Today’s blog is by Brenda Nevidjon, MSN, RN, FAAN, Chief Executive Officer of the Oncology Nursing Society. For more about Brenda, please see her bio below. This is the first installment of our #ThankaNurse campaign in honor of Oncology Nursing Month. Do … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Mothers

Today’s blog is from Judy Pearson. Judy has written nearly two decades worth of newspaper and magazine articles, and has published three books. In 2014, she was named one the most inspirational women in Chicago. A triple-negative breast cancer survivor, she … Continue reading

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What we can learn from Angelina Jolie Pitt

“I did not do this solely because I carry the BRCA1 gene mutation, and I want other women to hear this.…There is more than one way to deal with any health issue. The most important thing is to learn about … Continue reading

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Gratitude for Cancer?

This week’s blog post is a guest blog post by Marcia Donziger, Founder and Chief Mission Officer of MyLifeLine.org Cancer Foundation.  As a woman diagnosed at the age of 27 with Stage IIIc ovarian cancer, I went through a dark … Continue reading

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When men get breast cancer

To kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this week’s guest blogger is Darrell Skaggs, a breast cancer survivor from Indiana. Darrell’s story reminds us that breast cancer affects us all and does not discriminate. I work in the Security/Safety department … Continue reading

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