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2012 PRESS ARCHIVE

BREAST CANCER: FOODS TO AID IN TREATMENT, PREVENTION Breast cancer patients need nourishment and to maintain a healthy weight during their fight, even when treatments can zap energy, appetite and taste for foods that used to be palatable. (read more)...

-October 1, 2012

THE EMOTIONAL TOLL CANCER TREATMENTS HAVE ON SPOUSES AND LOVED ONES CAN BE EQUALLY AS TRAUMATIC When a person is diagnosed with cancer, the emotional and psychological toll it takes on their spouse, loved one or caregiver can be just as great. Marjorie Mason knows that first-hand. (read more)...

-September 30, 2012

GARDEN OF HOPE BLOOMS AT RODALE FARM The historic and rarely-open-to-the-public Rodale Farm — the birthplace of the organic farming movement — was the site of The Cancer Support Community, Greater Lehigh Valley, Garden of Hope Party on Sept. 6. (read more)...

-September 15, 2012

RODALE MAKES CASE FOR ORGANIC FOODS Rodale Farms, known for growing organic foods, hosted a fund raising event Thursday night for the Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley. (read more)...

-September 6, 2012

WINGS OF HOPE BUTTERFLY RELEASE TO HELP CANCER VICTIMS Jessie Ledergerber remembers how she coped with her older sister’s cancer diagnosis. “As I’d ride the bus to school,” the 13-year-old Allentown girl said of her sister, Maddy, “I would write poems as a sort of release for me.” (read more)...

-September 5, 2012

MORE THAN 250 BUTTERFLIES WILL BE RELEASED AT WINGS OF HOPELiz Wilensky plans to put a couple hours aside next weekend to celebrate her life, and with good reason. The Warren County woman recently survived the biggest threat to her life -- breast cancer. (read more)...

-August 31, 2012

AD AGENCY SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT BENEFITS CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY Spark, Klunk & Millan, and swb&r -- three advertising and public relations agencies in the Lehigh Valley -- raised more than $2,000 for the Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley during a four game, round-robin softball tournament at Lehigh County Sports Fields in South Whitehall on Saturday, Aug. 18. (read more)...

-August 30, 2012

NON-PROFIT SPOTLIGHT: CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY “It was the most terrifying thing that ever happened to me,” said Marcia. (read more)...

-July 20, 2012

IT'S BREAST CANCER—NOT THE END OF THE WORLD "I have a wonderful family," Buchbinder said, "but they didn't go through the journey. My Tuesday night family understands because they've been there." (read more)...

-July 17, 2012

THE SPIRITUAL SIDE OF HEALING It’s a shock that resonates far beyond the questions about treatment and mortality. It can infringe on a woman’s self image, creating fears about intimacy, sexuality and changes to relationships. The diagnosis is breast cancer, and the waves of distress can keep on coming. (read more)...

-April 20, 2012

CANCER SAVED HIS LIFE The normal life that John Green had mapped out all came crashing down in the summer of 2008. Within four months, his marriage ended and he was told he had colon cancer (read more)...

-April 2, 2012

FIGHT CANCER WITH THE RIGHT FOODS Certain foods can help fend off cancer or help patients recovering from cancer. (for the WFMZ video of our live broadcast, click here)...

-March 13, 2012

TWO TIME CANCER SURVIVOR Family support group helps mom keep balance while battling breast cancer a second time. (for the complete published story, read more)...

-March 5, 2012

MUSIC CAN BE THERAPEUTIC Along with techniques such as meditation and self-hypnosis, music can be an amazing tool while managing the stress of radiation treatments or scans. (for the complete published response, read more)...

-February 14, 2012

FACING CANCER THROUGH SUPPORT “Words cannot tell how much this house means to cancer survivors and caretakers. It gives us strength, hope and joy. This has become my second home and sanctuary.” (read more)…

-February 7, 2012

NCC STUDENTS REACH OUT "I learned that I could make a difference in people's lives. You only know the impact of your participation when you get involved," (read more)...

-January 30, 2012