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Cancer Fighters Thrive® e-newsletter

Cancer Fighters Thrive® is a monthly e-newsletter designed to empower, inspire and inform cancer patients and their friends and families. Each issue brings you relevant articles and practical tips on topics to support your mind, body and spirit. Topics include cancer research and innovations, new cancer treatment options, nutrition and recipes, and how to maintain a good quality of life throughout your journey. Feature articles highlight the courage and challenges faced by real people who are living the fight against cancer.

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Facing a cancer diagnosis as a patient or a caregiver can be an engulfing experience - one that you shouldn’t go through alone. Cancer Fighters Thrive® shares other survivors’ personal stories about how they cope with many of the issues you might be experiencing.

  • You will read about new research and innovations in cancer treatment and diagnostic procedures.
  • Recipes and nutrition tips are provided to help you improve your quality of life.
  • Patients share stories about how their attitude and their faith can be transformational.
  • The articles in Cancer Fighters Thrive® provide enlightening insights into other patients’ lives to empower you with hope to win your fight against cancer, every day.

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Past Issues

Fall 2016

Get news, inspiration and information from our Fall 2016 issue of Cancer Fighters Thrive

Chronic cancer

When she was diagnosed with stage IIIB breast cancer in 2006, 29-year-old Pam Cromwell was told she had just six months to live. More than 10 years later, she’s getting ready to celebrate her 40th birthday. And she's still fighting. Cromwell shares what it felt like to learn her disease was long-term, and what it takes to win the fight for normalcy.

Summer 2016

Get news, information and inspiration from our Summer 2016 issue of Cancer Fighters Thrive

Stem cells and survivorship

At first glance, sisters Christina Nunn and Susanne Latney couldn’t seem more different. But in 2015, when Nunn was diagnosed with leukemia, they discovered they shared an important trait: an identical set of human leukocyte antigens (HLA). The discovery soon led to an even closer bond, when Nunn underwent a procedure to infuse her system with healthy stem cells donated by her sister. The Maryland sisters share their journey of discovery and survivorship.

Spring 2016

Get news, information and inspiration from our Spring 2016 issue of Cancer Fighters Thrive

The Fighter

After losing her husband to cancer, Gloria Price had to find the strength to carry on, not just with life but with her own battle with the disease. Gloria shares her story of love, loss and how the lessons her husband taught her helped her get through the toughest of days.

Winter 2015

Read the exciting content in our Winter 2015 issue of Cancer Fighters Thrive

A Whole New Game

A former college and semi-pro football player, Todd Hardy never smoked a cigarette. So his lung cancer diagnosis came as a surprise, and he was determined to explore every option available to him. Find out what happened when Todd's doctor recommended removing part of his lung.
Fall 2015

Read the exciting content in our Fall 2015 issue of Cancer Fighters Thrive

Patient and Provider

Fighting cancer is life-changing for any patient. For a health care provider, a personal cancer experience can prove even more influential. Dr. Karen Smoroski, a Radiation Oncologist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) in Zion, Illinois, shares how her diagnosis and cancer journey offered new perspective.