Celebrating Ruth Garrett Taking Action, The Gilda’s Club

Ruth Garrett has spent most of her adult life in the field of transformation and change, both personal and working with others, individually and within organizations. She is an author of five books on subjects such as resilience, creating the life you desire, emotional intelligence, self-discovery and having effective difficult conversations. Her work in self-leadership, emotional intelligence, resilience, conflict resolution and positive psychology enables individuals to passionately and … [Read more...]

World Cancer Day celebrated FEB 4

Healthy Life Choices Empowering people to make healthy choices and reducing the social and environmental risk factors for cancer are key to achieving the global goal of reducing premature deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by 25% by 2025 and reaching the targets of the World Cancer Declaration. Taking place under the tagline ‘Not beyond us’, World Cancer Day 2015 will take a positive and proactive approach to the fight against cancer, highlighting that solutions do exist across … [Read more...]

A Gift of Hope, Lynda Cheldelin Fell

No one ever says I want to grow up to write a book about grief. But life has a way of throwing us a curve ball, and then handing us a mitt. A few months ago I was invited to co-author a book featuring women from around the world who have all faced and endured a traumatic challenge. Our task was to write about our difficulty and then offer a lesson to help others who are facing the same challenge. It is touching for me to share with you that our book, The Missing Piece: A Transformational … [Read more...]

‘Cutting Calories as Complementary Cancer Care’

Researchers at the Kimmel Cancer Center are initiating a clinical trial that is the first of its kind. Their hypothesis is that the restriction of calorie intake during breast cancer treatment could serve as a complementary method of fighting and overcoming the disease. Diet and cancer therapy is nothing new, but what's new is bringing this to a trial that looks to establish evidence-based guidelines down the road. Cutting calories during treatment They intend to enroll 40 women with … [Read more...]

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to close …

As this very special Awareness Month comes to an end, it is our hope that each and every woman on the planet Takes Action to SAVE HER BOOBIES. Below are some final reminders of 'how to' keep vigilant watch on the Signs and Symptoms that women must be aware of. Signs and symptoms of breast cancer A sign is something that can be observed and recognized by a doctor or healthcare professional (for example, a rash). A symptom is something that only the person experiencing it can feel and know … [Read more...]

Affordable Care Act Improves the Lives of American Women

Ed. Note: This blog is cross posted from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Today, we join our White House colleagues in celebrating National Breast Cancer Awareness month; and almost four weeks into the launch of the Health Insurance Marketplace, I’m reminded of the tremendous impact the Affordable Care Act has on the lives of American women. As the President said, the law is much more than just a website - it’s affordable, quality health insurance made available to … [Read more...]

Beyond the Pink Moon, Nicki Durlester – FR*EE KINDLE

The Kindle version of Beyond the Pink Moon will be available for free on Amazon for each Sunday in October to commemorate National Breast Awareness Month. A GIFT TO YOU! The Kindle version can be downloaded to your MacBook, PC, smart phones, ipad, tablets and of course your Kindles. Here is the link to Beyond the Pink Moon. (a book by my friend Nicki Durlester). About the Book In this touching, frank and informative memoir, Nicki Boscia Durlester intimately chronicles her … [Read more...]

CHARITY EVENT – OCT 24 (Support Cancer Charity Event)

A Celebration of Women™ presents her 2nd Annual Celebration of Cancer Survivors Speaker Event 2013   Every season in October, the CFL run a PINK campaign in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. This year the Toronto Argonauts are holding our campaign on October 24, 2013 vs. the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, kickoff is at 7:30 at Rogers Centre. I have teamed up for a 2nd year in a row with A Celebration of Women™ and we will be hosting our 2nd annual Celebration of Cancer … [Read more...]

25 Breast Cancer Myths Busted

Know the difference between breast cancer facts and fiction? You have probably seen and heard a lot about breast cancer during the past few weeks as this month of October is Beast Cancer Awareness Month, but as we approach the end of this year's breast cancer awareness month this is a good time to ask how much of the information you encountered is actually true. See if you know which of the following statements are true and which are false... Here's the real deal on risks, symptoms, … [Read more...]

OCTOBER is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

CANCER Breast cancer is a complex disease that will affect 1 in 9 Canadian women during their lifetime. Breast cancer is a type of cancer originating from breast tissue, most commonly from the inner lining of milk ducts or the lobules that supply the ducts with milk. Cancers originating from ducts are known as ductal carcinomas, while those originating from lobules are known as lobular carcinomas. Breast Cancer is a complex disease with no known single cause. In 2013, it is estimated … [Read more...]

Lost a Loved One to Breast Cancer?

How to Support a Friend Who Lost a Loved One to Breast Cancer After learning about a friend or co-worker who has lost someone from breast cancer, it's natural to feel emotionally paralyzed. You're unsure about what to say, how to react, or whether or not you should even offer help for the family. Find your role in the process in the following ways. Grieving & Mourning If you've never had to face the death of a loved one who suffered from a prolonged illness, you may not … [Read more...]

Andrea Nugent – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this powerhouse of soul. A Woman that was not only struck by breast cancer, she began her journey diagnosed with epilespy and instead of falling into a life of self pity, this gal Took Action, turned her life around and used this challenge as an opportunity to 'pay-it-forward'. She is today the founder of an organization designed to help young women find their own inner power and take full control of their own lives, and is … [Read more...]

Dr. Marisa Weiss – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life and work of this survivor turned thriving philanthropist for all women that have suffered the challenges and fears of a disease that affects millions of women every year; BREAST CANCER. An actual breast cancer oncologist herself, with over twenty years of active practice in the Philadelphia region, this Woman is regarded as a visionary advocate for her innovative and steadfast approach to informing, empowering, and treating … [Read more...]

Belinda Stronach – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of one of Canada's most successful, youngest and philanthropic driven women. Born into industry, this woman has taken time from her busy life to travel to the developing parts of our world, experienced and witnessed the imbalance that our world is suffering and Took Action to create positive change through any and all paths that she has available to her. Establishing her own Foundation, she is now on the road to developing global … [Read more...]

Emmanuelle Gattuso – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this wonderful power of example of what a woman can accomplish when she puts her mind to a project. Thriving above her own personal experience with cancer, this powerhouse devotes her life to raising funds for one of Canada's major cancer centers, working diligently to Find a Cure, always believing that a day will come for our world that will be CANCER FREE.         WOMAN of … [Read more...]

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