On World Cancer Day, This Book Title Speaks For All of Us: F*ck Off Cancer

Today, February 4, 2016 is World Cancer Day. “Taking place under the tagline ‘We can. I can.’, World Cancer Day 2016-2018 will explore how everyone – as a collective or as individuals – can do their part to reduce the global burden of cancer.” Linda Brossi Murphy faced breast cancer with a heaping dose of humor and […]

What if There’s No Reason to Fear Cancer?

“All you have to do is understand what cancer is and why it happens, and that puts you in control.” Raymond Francis, M.Sc in his book, Never Fear Cancer Again: How to Prevent and Reverse Cancer.   The title of Raymond Francis’s book makes quite a statement: Never Fear Cancer Again. Really? Well, let’s see… […]

Dreams Do Come True

Yes, these dreams we dream do come true. They don’t come true because we have a thought and throw it out to the universe. These dreams come true because we are moved to action to make sure they do come true. The first time I thought of writing a book, I was just a kid. […]

Asking Bold Questions Following A Cancer Diagnosis

It’s easy to get thrown into a tailspin upon learning that you’ve got cancer, and it’s really challenging to get the information you need to make the best choices to heal your cancer. For more than three years, I’ve been talking with cancer survivors, attending conferences, reading book after book after book, and scouring the interwebs for […]

Cancer Treatment: Imagine a Day When Treatment is Good for You

Imagine how your body would react… if you had a weekly appointment with a nutritionist instead of that surgery. Imagine how your body would react… if you had a weekly appointment with a fitness instructor instead of a chemo drip. Imagine how your body would react…  if you practiced meditation daily instead of opting for […]

Sock Monkeys Against Cancer – Let’s Bring Them to Life

Cancer is serious business; these cute, cuddly monkeys with wild hair bring a ray of sunshine along with a big dose of humor and hope to cancer patients. They are the creation of Jennifer Windrum in response to her mother’s lung cancer diagnosis. Why SMAC: Sock Monkeys Against Cancer? Windrum and her mother, Leslie Lehrman, […]

LiveStrong: A Powerful Force for Good

Today is LiveStrong Day, a day to acknowledge and support the 28 million people around the world who are living with cancer. This annual celebration takes place on the anniversary of Lance Armstrong’s October 2, 1996 cancer diagnosis. Yes, you read that correctly, a celebration of a cancer diagnosis. In Armstrong’s own words: The truth […]