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March 17, 2020
CRFI COVID-19 Statement


All of us who are cancer patients are among those at high risk of developing life-threatening illness from the coronavirus. This is because our immune systems are often weakened by cancer and cancer treatments.

Even patients who completed treatment years ago stand at greater risk. It is of paramount importance that all cancer patients and survivors, whether currently being treated or not, take maximum precautions to lower and prevent their risk of getting COVID-19.

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December 2, 2019
Celebrate Giving

The Power of Giving

Here’s the scene: We’re in the middle of a men’s cancer support group meeting. We have old men and young men and many in between. It’s a vibrant group and this evening’s session is no exception. I ask the question, “What’s the greatest gift you have ever been given?”

One gentleman said, “A clean bill of health.” Another shared, “Finishing chemotherapy.” An older gentleman said, “Faith in God.” A young man in his early twenties who had recently completed treatment for testicular cancer answered, “A new car!”

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November 4, 2019
ThanksLIVING - A Habit of Gratitude

Thanksgiving? No, ThanksLIVING!

What is one of the worst habits, the one that causes disappointment, conflict, loss and dis-ease of every kind? I have recorded many cancer patients’ responses to that question. The answers range from laziness to blasphemy against God. Some speculated the worst was procrastination. Others thought it to be criticism. All good choices.

But the absolute worst habit is ingratitude—the lack of thankfulness and appreciation, our poor return for blessings and kindness received.

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Hershey, PA 17033

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