Category Archives: Cancer Treatment

Remembering My Mother

My mother, Lea Levy, passed away seven months ago –  on March 14, 2012. I flew in for her funeral, with my husband and daughter by my side. The “Unveiling” of her monument took place this past Sunday in Toronto. … Continue reading

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“Live Laugh Learn” Meets Again at Vancouver’s Lululemon Lab on Sunday, October 28, 2012

The Vancouver Lab continues to host Rethink Breast Cancer‘s Live Laugh Learn gatherings. This National monthly program is a one-of-a-kind ongoing opportunity for women experiencing breast cancer in their 20’s, 30’s and early 40’s to connect with women you can … Continue reading

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Who’s That Man In the Frilly Pink Tutu? Ask the National Football League!

The National Football League and NFL Players Association are kicking off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with The Tutu Project. So don’t be surprised if you see a man in a frilly pink tutu prancing around an NFL stadium, snapping … Continue reading

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“Live Laugh Learn” Meets Again at Vancouver’s Lululemon Lab Sunday, September 30, 2012

This fall, the Vancouver Lab will once again host Rethink Breast Cancer‘s Live Laugh Learn gatherings. This National monthly program is a one-of-a-kind ongoing opportunity for women experiencing breast cancer in their 20’s, 30’s and early 40’s to connect with … Continue reading

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Today’s Pink Stroke of Genius: CoppaFeel! Launches “Men Get Breast Cancer too!” Campaign in UK

One slogan reads: “Raising Awareness. Reducing Embarrassment.” Another says: “Remind me to coppa feel.” But the real kicker reads: “Men Get Breast Cancer Too!” In fact,  300 British men are diagnosed with breast cancer a year! And today –  September … Continue reading

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Today’s Pink Stroke of Genius: “The Lemonade Fund” in Israel Doesn’t Discriminate – it Gives Grants to Any Breast Cancer Patient in Need

Survivor Shari Mendes considers herself lucky. Not only did her treatment put her cancer in remission, but she had disability insurance to cover expenses and reduce her stress. A luxury not all women have. Mendes admits, “I can’t help cure … Continue reading

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Thanks to “The Treasured Chest”, Ms. Mastectomy Is Bringing Sexy Back & Front!

The Treasured Chest was started by artist Shaney Jo Darden as a way to help young women deal with breast cancer.  By creating  one-of-a-kind plaster sculptures of  their torsos, these gals took them home and turned them into personalized works … Continue reading

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Today’s Pink Stroke of Genius: Illinois Plant Nursery Sprouts “Pink Night” Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Thursday, July 26

If you happen to be in St. Charles, Illinois this Thursday night, drop by Wasco Nursery for their second annual Pink Night. Buy some plants, flowers, refreshments and raffle tickets. You’ll be supporting  the Invincibelle Spirit Campaign to raise $1 million … Continue reading

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Today’s Pink Stroke of Genius: Under the Valley Moon Fundraiser for Underinsured Breast Cancer Patients

Solano Midnight Sun Foundation is a breast cancer support group that helps underinsured women in their community. This year, the Foundation is having their 9th annual Under the Valley Moon event in rural Vacaville on Saturday, August 4. There’ll be dancing … Continue reading

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There Are So Many Breast Cancer Blogs It’s Mind-Bloggling

Where do you go in this vast constellation of breast cancer blogs? Do you have a favourite? Or some to recommend? If you do, let me know. I’ll be posting this list on my links page soon. Thanks!

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