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Posted by Stacy Tsai on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 02:05 | SeventyK
Can you tell us a little about yourself and your personal motivation? 
Posted by Stacy Tsai on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 02:02 | Cancer Stories
In December of 2007 I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Somehow I always actually thought that my daily dedication at the gym in the morning, the healthy lifestyle, constant positive attitude and attention to the golden rule I kept worked as some magical cloak around my shoulders that would protect me from things just like this. I couldn’t believe it, the words hit me like a ton of bricks.
Posted by Stacy Tsai on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 01:58 | Cancer Stories
I’m 15 years old and a survivor of cancer. It started when I was 12 years old and in 7th grade. I developed a large goiter on my lower neck. After many tests that came out suspisious I went in to surgery early morning of July 2005. It lasted 6 hours. I had my whole thyroid, 4 lymphoids, and 9 nodules removed all consisting of cancer cells and tumors. I’ll never forget that night when the nurse was wheeling me in to my room and my Mom told me that I did have cancer. I didn’t know how to react or what to say. I was nervous and I didn’t know what was coming up next.
Posted by Stacy Tsai on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 01:55 | Cancer Stories
The SeventyK was chatting with Heidi Adams (Founder of Planet Cancer) and asked for her to contribute to the blog. Coincidently she was featured in an op-ed on Stand Up To Cancer. She wanted to feature this for you all- Thanks Heidi.
Posted by Stacy Tsai on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 01:31 | Cancer Stories
Our son, Anthony, was 3 months shy of his 19th birthday when he was diagnosed on April 19, 2007 with Stage 4 Esophageal Cancer. Due to Anthony’s age, we found many gaps in his treatment. While there were many support groups for Pediatric’s (as there should be), we found no emotional or financial support for Anthony’s age group. To summarize the gaps, I would have to begin with the fact that Anthony was told up front that he had only 9-12 months to live.
Posted by Stacy Tsai on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 01:21 | Meeting the Needs of Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer
  Originally posted in February 2010.
Posted by Stacy Tsai on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 00:47 | Cancer Statistics
GapMinder is a nonprofit based out of Sweden and was acquired by Google recently. Its main spokes person has been Professor Hans Rosling who has been able to demonstrate the beauty of GapMinder in looking at statistics to tell us about the past, present and future. Although some of the data can be sparse, we wanted to take a minute and compare the GDP (wealth) of a country to the cancer deaths per 100,000 women. We looked at five cancers: cervical, breast, colon/rectum, liver and lung.
Posted by Stacy Tsai on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 00:23 | Meeting the Needs of Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer
As recently highlighted in the Huffington Post and Denver Post... Changing Cancer Treatment, Care and Support for Young People
  Incidence and Mortality

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