Monthly Archives: May 2011

Deep Canyon: Annan Paterson’s One-Woman Show

It was at a Healing Journeys Cancer as a Turning Point® conference–one of the best conferences I’ve ever attended–that I saw Annan Paterson perform years ago. In response to her experience with ovarian cancer, she produced Deep Canyon, a one-woman … Continue reading

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From Shoe Designer to Author & Illustrator

Where had her cancer come from? I wish someone knew! I secretly worried could I catch it too? –Luca in Chemo Cat Cathy Nilon studied shoe making at Ars Sutoria in Milan, Italy. She spent years circumnavigating the world, designing … Continue reading

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Girls Gone Wild | By: Sylvia Byrne Pollack

When I see the bright splotches On the radiologist’s ultrasound screen, I know enough to know it’s not good, That somewhere along the line of cells Lining a milk duct, something had gone Haywire.  Exuberant, giddy cells spill out, Reminisce … Continue reading

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Comic (Book) Relief: Terminally Illin’

Fashion designer, Kaylin Marie started a blog several years ago–Cancer is Hilarious–in response to living with a rare form of bone cancer. Why not? The other, more depressing adjectives are certainly covered. Early this year, she and Jon Solo raised … Continue reading

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