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September 4, 2019
A Letter of Hope
What were my first words after the surgeon said, “I’d give you about 30 days to live”?

It was September of 1984 when I was first diagnosed with lung cancer. After removing my left lung and going through radiation therapy, I thought I was out of the woods. But four months later, a lump about the size of half a grapefruit appeared on my neck. Surgery was scheduled. The surgeon opened and, after exploring the area, determined it was too dangerous to proceed. The next morning, he came into my little alcove in the intensive care unit and said, “Greg, the tiger is out of the cage.

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December 12, 2018
The Re-imagine Campaign

For nearly thirty years, Cancer Recovery Foundation International has been an award-winning pioneer in integrated cancer care. Today, our recovery model is used globally.

 

We are on a quest to help even more people prevent and survive cancer. To do so, our methods of program service delivery, fundraising, and administration demand an in-depth re-think in order to better meet the ever-changing needs of cancer patients and their families.

We are literally “re-imagining” the organization.

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March 1, 2018
Your Cancer Diagnosis: To Tell…or Not to Tell?

It’s really hard to tell when it is the right time to inform your family, friends, and loved ones about your cancer diagnosis. This was especially difficult for a member of our team. Franky, who served as our intern last year and is now one of our staffers, weighed in on this subject for our March blog to share her experience and provide some advice:

"As a three-time cancer survivor of breast, cervical, and uterus cancer, it was hard for me to tell anyone, other than my husband, of my diagnosis.

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