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Six Ways to Respond when Someone Says, “I Have Cancer”

Knowing what to say when someone reveals a scary diagnosis will help you both. Here are six tips

Everyone knows someone with cancer or another life-threatening illness, but few of us know how to talk about it. 

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Announcing Keynote Speeches and Workshops for Healthcare Events

Need a speaker or panelist for your next conference, workshop or consortium? I offer a refreshing layperson's perspective that's rooted in my experience and uses the stories in my book, Live Full Throttle: Life Lessons From Friends Who Faced Cancer.

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My Breast Cancer Advocacy Focus: A Big Shift

I never set out to be a breast cancer advocate.

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Pink Ribbons, Inc. Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Breast cancer and the Politics of Philanthropy

Are you interested in cause-related marketing?

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Breast Cancer,Inc.: Breast Cancer as an Industry

Since my involvement with breast cancer causes, I've become acutely aware of the commercialization of the disease. Looks like this filmmaker is ahead of me.

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Preview of “Live Full Throttle: Life Lessons from Friends Who Faced Cancer”

Live Full Throttle: Life Lessons From Friends Who Faced Cancer should be off the printing press in January, 2012.

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What’s Knitting got to do with Motorcycle Adventures?

Stereotypes of "who" knits and "who" rides a motorcycle are abundant and contradictory. I do both!

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Spirit Riders

Last year I met dozens of people who wanted to tell me about how cancer had touched their lives. Some gave me trinkets and mementos in the name of their loved ones.

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Thanks for a Great Pre-Conga Fundraiser, Charlotte!


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Drink Pink, Eat Pink, Think Pink at Dilworth Billiards

Charlotte friends, please join me at Dilworth Billiards on Thursday, May 26 from 6:30-9pm as we raise money for The Cause  -- breast cancer research and breast health care.

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