Taking Action


  • Sowing Seeds of Health

    A program helps cancer survivors start gardens as a way to increase their vegetable consumption and physical activity.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

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    Giving Women with Cancer a Tidy Gift

    Cleaning for a Reason cleans the homes of women diagnosed with cancer for free.

    by Brenda Conaway

  • The Many Faces of Patient Advocacy

    Advocates shared their stories and projects at the AACR Annual Meeting.

    by Kate Yandell

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    Cancer Patients Get a Lift

    Couple starts foundation to provide transportation to kids with cancer and their families.

    by Lindsey Konkel

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    A Running Start

    Cancer to 5K offers exercise training and support to cancer survivors at all fitness levels.

    by Brenda Conaway

  • Survivor Profile

    The Gift of Music

    A self-taught musician takes what he has learned from his experience with kidney cancer to entertain, teach and inspire.

    by Jenny Song

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    A Home Away From Home

    Ann W. Calahan started Joe's House to help cancer patients and others find places to stay when they're being treated away from home.

    by Cameron Walker

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    Outdoor Healing

    An outdoor adventure camp benefits cancer survivors of all ages.

    by Lindsey Konkel

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    Diversifying Donors

    A diverse donor pool benefits patients in need of bone marrow transplants.

    by Lindsey Konkel

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    The Gift of a Getaway

    Give patients and their families a break from cancer.

    by Maria Wolf