La Mujer Que Nunca Duerme

La Mujer Que Nunca Duerme

SOLO QUÍTAME EL PECHO Cuando la biopsia de María revelo que tenía cáncer de mama, ella no tuvo tiempo de pensar en la magnitud de su diagnóstico. Su doctor le explicó que necesitaría una cirugía, la cual la podría llevar a otra cirugía y luego a quimioterapias y...
Enlist Your Dentist in Your Cancer Care Team

Enlist Your Dentist in Your Cancer Care Team

When going through cancer, we often don’t think of including our dental team. Cancer treatments and medications can complicate your oral health and overall recovery. Medications and radiation to your head and neck can damage your salivary glands causing less saliva...
Leo Learns To Let Loose

Leo Learns To Let Loose

Written by Leo Candelaria, Cancer Support Community Arizona PARTICIPANT AND MILITARY VETERAN When you walk in it feels like family. Nobody’s going to be judging me. It’s nice to talk to other people with a cancer story. As men, we put up this guard, that we are always...
How Art Changes Your Brain

How Art Changes Your Brain

In July 2014, the Public Library of Science Journal pLoS-one, published evidence that creating art can: 1 Reduce negative emotional response 2 Trigger a relaxation response 3 Promote psychological resiliency 4 Enhance self-awareness 5 Help to develop personal...
The Woman Who Never Sleeps

The Woman Who Never Sleeps

JUST TAKE MY ENTIRE BREAST! When Maria’s biopsy revealed she had breast cancer, she didn’t have time to think about the magnitude of her diagnosis. Her doctor explained she needed surgery, likely followed by rounds of chemo and radiation. All Maria could think about...
Nine Ways Nonprofits Can Increase Community Engagement

Nine Ways Nonprofits Can Increase Community Engagement

As a nonprofit organization, it is important to be engaged and relevant to the community that you are located in. By becoming an active member in the local area, not only can you increase the recognition of your organization, but you can also meet the people that make...