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Young Adult Cancer Survivors’ Summit Coming Up April 20

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young-adult-cancer survivors

Many of you probably weren’t aware, but last week was Young Adult Cancer Survivor’s week. A week dedicated to raising awareness about the issues that young adults (those age 15-39) with cancer have to face. To help shed more light on this unique population of cancer survivors, we created a helpful infographic (see below) to […]

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Young Adult Cancer Survivor Blogs About Healthy Eating

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Healthy eating for the young adult cancer survivor

Hey cancer peeps, and other people who aren’t as blessed. My name is Kathleen. I’m 23, a proud Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma endure-er, food enthusiast, and complete animal lover. I’m here to learn with y’all about the foods that we can eat to help our bodies function correctly.  I am planning on going to school at […]

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Voting for Livestrong Community Impact Campaign Is Underway

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Voting for Livestrong Community Impact Campaign Is Underway

The Livestrong Community Impact Campaign is underway and I am so honored be working on it on behalf of Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Forth Worth. Both Baylor All Saints and Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano are both in the running for financial grants from Livestrong to establish a Certification for Advanced Palliative Care […]

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Life Goes On: Meaning Making and the Young Adult Cancer Survivor

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Young Adult Cancer Survivors

I often hear cancer survivors reflecting on their experience with cancer say something like this, “It’s strange to see the world continuing on while mine has been put on hold.” What is being said inexplicitly is that the cancer survivor, especially those in treatment, are experiencing a slowing down of their lives even as in […]

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“Chocolicious” (and Healthy) Valentine’s Day Dishes

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Chocolicious Recipes
Part 7 of 8 in our Menu Mondays series

This post is Part 7 of 8 in our Menu Mondays seriesFebruary is the month to celebrate feelings of affection, and the folks at the Baylor Sammons Cancer Center would like to show their love for you … with chocolate! So wrap yourself in the velvety texture of chocolate and delight your taste buds with sweet and savory […]

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Chair Yoga: Relax and Breathe

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Chair Yoga for Cancer Patients

Shoes stacked neatly off to the side of the mats tell you:  yoga is done here. Before the lights dim, signaling the beginning of class, six women converse about their lives, their cancer diagnosis and treatments. The five class regulars encourage this week’s newcomer not to worry about her fitness abilities.  There’s no yoga fashionistas […]

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Healthy Cooking Demo: Chili for a New Year

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Get ready to be warmed from the inside out as we learn what ingredients can make a healthy pot of chili goodness.
Part 6 of 8 in our Menu Mondays series

This post is Part 6 of 8 in our Menu Mondays seriesDid you know chili is the official dish for the great state of Texas? As much of the country is still recovering after last week’s record cold temperatures, we thought we’d share a bit of heat to help thaw ya’ll out. These two hearty […]

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Happy National Pie Day!

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This recipe uses Splenda® - a great alternative to sugar. When baking, make sure to use sugar substitutes that are heat stable.
Part 5 of 8 in our Menu Mondays series

This post is Part 5 of 8 in our Menu Mondays seriesToday we bring you a special edition of our Menu Monday series in honor of National Pie Day. That’s right….the fine folks with The American Pie Council have officially set aside January 23 to celebrate one of our country’s most treasured treats. Now that’s […]

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