The quilts, and the shirts they came from, are also a reminder of how far she’s come and how fortunate Sara has been since her first diagnosis in 2006. Each shirt is another event, another year, another victory.
We are bringing another Patient and Survivor Workshop to Jamestown! Join us on October 10 at the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel for an evening of educational and inspirational presentations and workshops.
"After I personally experienced how wonderful the program was and how it worked for me, I couldn’t wait to sign up.”
"Cancer can reorder life in some surprising and meaningful ways."
Breast cancer runs in Kristy Meyers’ family. When she was diagnosed in 2016, at the age of 35, it wasn’t exactly a surprise, but it wasn’t expected either.
“I’ve always wanted to do something like this but I never had the right idea,” she says. “Getting back into art is amazing and helpful. I always wanted to help people.”
When’s the last time you stopped to think about the simple, yet essential, act of breathing?
“There is so much information for patients to navigate after a diagnosis. We can help them figure out where to start.”
Although survivor’s guilt is common, it is important to acknowledge these thoughts and feelings and to find a way through them.
Maintaining self-care practices are fundamental in our ability to promote and maintain good health, prevent disease and cope.
Studies have shown that most Americans gain one to two pounds during the holiday season. This may not sound like much, but most Americans do not lose their holiday weight gain.
While not every cancer patient needs genetic screening, studies have shown that patients who have had a history of cancer — and should be tested for hereditary cancer syndromes — are not being tested.