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02/24/2017 at 15:18. Facebook
[FRI-YAY] Not only is it Friday (TGIF, AMIRITE?!) Nichole Wouters, as in the 'Wouters Warriors', just finished her second round of chemo for lung cancer! Diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the lung with mets to the brain on Jan. 10, 2017, Nichole is a new member of the club that no one wants to join but once you're in your family for life!! Welcome to Stupid Cancer, Nichole! And digital high...
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yesterday at 21:35. Facebook
[SO SOON] One month until runners take over Manhattan's streets for the United Airlines NYC Half and only FIVE MORE DAYS (Feb. 28th) for you to register with Team Stupid Cancer to run in the United Airlines NYC Half! Secure your spot, today: stpdcn.cr/2lAJw1P ! Time is running out!
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yesterday at 02:35. Facebook
[HEY YOU] Close your eyes. (Trust us.) Now, who is the young adult cancer survivor who gobsmacked you with their ability to Get Busy Living no matter what? Who is the caregiver who helped you handle the tough stuff while they continued to Get Busy Living themselves? Picture that person. Are they going to CancerCon? Great. We want to recognize them. Nominate that Survivor...
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Nominate a Survivor

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02/22/2017 at 22:46. Facebook
[WARRIOR WEDNESDAY] This week's Warrior Wednesday proves that no matter how old you get; a mother always knows best! “My mom actually urged me to go to Stupid Cancer’s CancerCon for two years...Now, I love going!” Three cheers for the moms and this week's Warrior, Kevin Massey!

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02/22/2017 at 19:08. Facebook
[WTF] What the hell is wrong with some people? Tell us in the comments what you'd like to tell this man.#SMH #NotFakeNews

Port St. Lucie dermatologist wrongly diagnosed patients with cancer for profit

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02/22/2017 at 13:45. Facebook
[ACTUAL GOOD NEWS] Ali Powers is an artist, writer, painter and actor living in LA. She can now add to that being CANCER FREE after years of battling colon cancer in her 20s. A CancerCon veteran and Stupid Cancer blogger, she is one of our champion voices who fights for the rights of our community every day. Let's ALL give Ali Powers some digital high-fives and congratulate her on this EPIC...
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Ali Powers – Stupid Cancer

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02/21/2017 at 17:48. Facebook
[PISSED OFF] What the hell is a 'new normal' and why does everyone say it's so easy to find? New Blog by: Ali Powers

What are your experiences with this 'new normal' shit? Comment below.

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Cancer Rehab

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02/17/2017 at 14:03. Facebook
[EPIC] You know what sucks? Non Hodgkins Lymphoma of Bone when you're 25. You know what doesn't suck? Kicking its ass and celebrating life 10 years later. Let's ALL give Jesse Herschkowitz some digital high-fives and congratulate him on a decade of beating Stupid Cancer! Happy cancerversary, bro!
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02/17/2017 at 02:15. Facebook
[ONLINE SURVEY] Male? 18-35? Our partners at Oregon State University and UCSD invite you to take their 20 minute survey - fertility and parenthood after cancer. Check eligibility and link to the online survey at [ Stpdcn.cr Link ]

Reproductive Health Research Studies: Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health studies on Fertility, Parenthood, Ovarian Reserve, and Oncofertility in Young Cancer Patients and Survivors

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[FOR THE LOVE OF GOD] Cancer sucks. Like FML suckage. What doesn't suck? CancerCon. WHAT IS CANCERCON? (We're so glad you asked). It's not a vacation. That would be weird. BUT it's an experience unlike anything you've ever.... experienced? Ugh. (We just said 'experience' twice in the same sentence). If you are a young adult with cancer, come and experience (there's that word again) CancerCon....
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CancerCon :: The Experience You Didn't Know You Needed Because Young Adult Cancer Sucks.

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[PROTIPS] CancerCon, you won’t know until you go. You can’t. What is CancerCon? Well, it’s not a vacation. That would be weird. Cancervation? Yea, also weird. It’s an experience unlike anything you’ve ever... experienced? Ugh. (We just said ‘experience’ twice in the same sentence). You just need to go. (cancercon.org)
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ProTips: From the Ones Who Know

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[COMMUNITY VOICES] "After waiting hours to see you, with tumors pinching nerves and shooting stabs of pain through my body, you would breeze in and sit back in your chair. Your legs would be crossed at the ankles like some kid who didn’t want to be in summer school. And you would barely look at me as you went through your list of basic questions; most of which you would know from my chart had...
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Dear Dr. G, Surprise! I’m Still Alive!

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[CANCER AND COLLEGE] When Nettie’s roommates even encouraged her to get back into dating, about four chemotherapy sessions into her treatment, she reluctantly created profiles on apps like Tinder and Bumble, posting photos of herself both in her luxe ombre wig and completely bald. “When I wore my wig, I would get significantly more swipes,” she says. “One guy told me, ‘It’s not that you have...
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What Having Cancer As A College Student Is Like

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[TEAM STUPID CANCER: WHY I BIKE] It was the sense of freedom. That moment of empowerment, in a field of question marks facing a horizon of uncertainty, when he could put in his headphones, turn on his music, and focus on the terrain ahead.

“Being a member of Team Stupid Cancer and completing the Long Beach Bike Tour was confirmation for me that I beat cancer.” To learn more about Team Stupid...
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Biking for The Ones Who Aren’t Able

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[ICYMI: CANCERCON VIP CLUB] We are back at it again with the CancerCon VIP Club fundraising tips! This week, community member Vanessa Hood shared with us why she got involved with the CancerCon VIP Club and some of her best fundraising tips!

"CancerCon exceeded all of my expectations and keeps doing so. This organization propelled me into being a survivor advocate and giving back to help...
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Tuesday Tips: Vanessa Hood

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[GET BUSY LIVING] "Below her, the last section was a wide open apron of soft snow that offered reprieve from the intensity of the run’s upper reaches. As she gained speed, cutting turns through the creamy snow, Mishev felt everything click. All the stress, the chemo, all the shit — it melted away, and all that was left was the moment, clear and pure, free of cancer." Via: Teton Gravity...
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In Between Chemo & a Double Mastectomy, This Woman Went Skiing…A Lot

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[WHY I BIKE] “Being a member of Team Stupid Cancer and completing the Long Beach Bike Tour was confirmation for me that I beat cancer. It taught me that I am strong and resilient. It proved to me that my mind is pretty powerful too."

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Biking for The Ones Who Aren’t Able

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[NO GOOD CARD FOR THIS] "I came home to a voicemail that said, "Hey. I was just thinking of you because we had this family friend who passed away from cancer today. So I just wanted to know how you were doing." And it's super well-intentioned. ... Totally honest. It's just, you know, a lot of people say things trying to relate and end up sort of taking it [to] a weird place." Via: NPR and...
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'There Is No Good Card For This': What To Say When 'Condolences' Isn't Enough

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[GET BUSY LIVING CAREGIVER AWARD] Dan Crail won the 2016 Get Busy Living Caregiver Award. We asked him recently what winning this award meant to him. Read how he responded.

"It means that somehow, I handled a majority of the shitty situations in a manner that was ‘okay’, or maybe a little better than okay."

Know someone who deserves to win this award? Nominate them today:...
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Helping Handle the Shitty Situations

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[MONDAY MOTIVATION] Nominated for the UK Blog Awards in the health and social care category for her breast cancer blog, Liz O’Riordan is a, "Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon and a keen cyclist, triathlete and baker."

"Ironically, in July 2015 I was diagnosed with Stage III breast cancer (ductal, lobular and DCIS) at the age of 40. I've blogged about my treatment to tell my own unique...
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Breast Surgeon with Breast Cancer

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