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  • October is Here – Time to Think Pink!

    October's Around the Corner, Time to Think Pink The first Breast Cancer Awareness Month, also referred to as BCAM, was observed in the United States in 1985. Since then, the country has emphasized the widespread importance of this month by referring to it as National Breast Cancer Awareness […]

      National Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month

      National Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month In addition to Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, September also helps promote awareness for leukemia and lymphoma, two diseases that are not well understood by the public. If you started asking anyone around you about either of these types of cancer, […]

        September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

        Childhood Cancer Awareness Month KC Blog Did you know that September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month? This is a special time reserved in remembrance of the children we have lost, those who have been saved, and the families who have had to face these terrible […]

          Gearing Up for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

          Gearing Up for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer diagnosed in men, and yet it is one of the last things you’ll ever hear a guy talking about. This is something we would like to change during September, […]

            3 Incredible Financial Resources for Cancer Patients

            Financial Help for Cancer Patients For anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, the financial costs of treatment and care can be insurmountable. In some cases, some patients aren’t able to afford their treatment even when they have health insurance. Luckily, there are resources available […]

              Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

              Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Each year during the month of March, patients, survivors, health care providers, and many others whose lives have been touched by colorectal cancer come together to help spread awareness about this deadly disease. Colorectal cancer actually refers to any cancer […]

                World Cancer Day 2013

                World Cancer Day What would happen if the entire world came together to combat cancer? Well, this is exactly what will happen on February 4th as we celebrate World Cancer Day. This is a very special day when individuals and organizations from around […]

                  Lance Armstrong Finally Comes Clean

                  Lance Armstrong Oprah Winfrey Interview Lance Armstrong, after more than a decade of facing numerous lawsuits and making even more heated denials, has officially acknowledged that he was using performance enhancing drugs during his record-breaking seven Tour de France victories. During a much anticipated interview […]

                    The Status of Cancer in 2013

                    2013 Cancer Overview According to the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, one can easily see that we have been making progress in the treatment of certain tumors. Unfortunately, further analysis of this report also shows that the rates […]

                      Top 5 Cancer Stories of 2012

                      2012 Cancer Stories As the year of 2012 comes to an end, we wanted to look back at some of the biggest headlines from this memorable year. Some of these stories made us cry, some made us angry, and some showed us the […]

                        Stand Up To Cancer Funds Cancer Research Dream Teams

                        Stand Up To Cancer There is hardly a person who walks the earth today who has not been affected by cancer in some way. While many cancer research centers are closing in on discoveries which could one day save the lives of countless cancer […]

                          Being There to Lend a Helping Hand

                          Emotional Support One cannot overlook the emotional toll that cancer can have on a patient and his or her family. After receiving a diagnosis, there are many emotions which can make it very difficult for the cancer patient to cope with the […]

                          Jose Padilla vs. Leukemia

                          Screen Shot 2012-05-18 at 2.58.01 PM We were recently contacted by Jonathan Goudy, a Utah Valley University entrepreneur student. One of his fellow classmates was diagnosed with cancer this semester and for their final project, the entrepreneur class is raising money for him. They made a […]

                          The Know Cancer Resource Directory Overview

                          Top 5 Cancer Treatment Centers in America The Know Cancer website is a great place to join a community in the fight against cancer. It is a support center,  a place to ask questions and a place to get general information about cancer. When you start browsing through the site, […]

                          Financial Assistance for Cancer Patients

                          Financial Assistance for Cancer Patients Cancer can be a financial burden for patients and their families due to the increased medical and prescription expenses incurred. In addition, unanticipated costs such as childcare, employment, transportation and household expenses all contribute to the need for financial assistance […]

                          “CANCER” is a six-letter word

                          “CANCER” is a six-letter word My husband was sent to the hospital a few months ago with familiar symptoms: abdominal pain radiating to his back. We expected the usual myriad of tests to provide the same result we had experienced before: ulcers. Ulcers are no […]

                          How to Choose an Oncologist

                          Chose an Oncologist Finding a reputable, compassionate oncologist who can help you navigate the scary waters of cancer is an important step in your treatment plan. Since you’ll be working closely with your oncologist, you want to be sure you do your homework […]