Tag Archives: cancer

The Sister’s Project, Providing Financial Support For Those Affected By Cancer

  The Sisters’ Project is an organization of 11 people who have been touched by cancer in one way or another, and they are going out of their way to makes things a little brighter for individuals and families who are affected by the dreaded disease. At this writing, the non-profit based in Wallingford, Connecticut, Read more…

Posted in Featured, Nonprofits, NYBERG Interviews | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Betsy Nilan Takes The Reigns Of “The Get In Touch Foundation”

October is breast cancer awareness month. An organization by the name of The Get In Touch Foundation was founded by the late Mary Ann Wasil of Milford. Wasil, who so many in the state came to love for enduring passion to help others, died this spring after pushing back against cancer for years. Mary Ann been a Read more…

Posted in Featured, NYBERG Interviews, Uncategorized | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Running and Walking To Find A Cure For Lung Cancer

Have you lost a friend or a loved one to lung cancer? Were they a smoker, maybe they never smoked, did they have radon in their home?…dozens and dozens die every year in this state from this disease. On October 9th, 2016, you can take part in a “Free To Breathe” run and walk at East Read more…

Posted in Featured, Hartford County, Nonprofits, NYBERG Interviews | Also tagged , , , , , , , | Comments closed

“Discovery to Cure” At Yale For Women With Cancer

New inroads are being made all of the time concerning women’s reproductive cancers. Discovery to Cure at Yale was launched in 2003 to better provide women with new methods of prevention, early detection and treatment. Dr. Elena Ratner from the Yale School of Medicine and ovarian cancer survivor, and Ruth-Ann Ornstein are working hard to grow Read more…

Posted in Featured, NYBERG Interviews | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/WALK

STAGGERING STATISTICS: Prostate cancer takes the life of an American man every 20 minutes. Connecticut  is joining more than 40 others communities across the nation in hosting the ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk. ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer and Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Urology & Kidney Institute will partner on April 10 at Blue Back Read more…

Posted in Ann Gets Your Word Out, Featured, Hartford County, Nonprofits | Also tagged , , | Comments closed

“Shred Cancer” Event in Connecticut For Cancer Research

Every year a national shredding company holds a “Shred Cancer” event to raise money for cancer research for the American Institute for Cancer Research. The SHRED CANCER event is being held simultaneously at three locations in Connecticut on Saturday June 4th from 9am to Noon. PROSHRED Security of Wallingford is asking for a donation of $10.00 per Read more…

Posted in Ann Gets Your Word Out, Featured | Also tagged , , , , , | Comments closed

“Remission Ball” ~ Promoting Healing Through Sport

A nurse from New Haven who battled Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, has come up with an idea to help other cancer patients. When Alfredo Axtmayer was sick, he focused on sports to get him thru the tough days of chemo and a stem cell transplant. Now healthy…in remission for five years… he has developed “Remission Ball.” It grew out Read more…

Posted in Ann's Faves, Featured, NYBERG Interviews | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

They Walk Alike, They Talk Alike..Identical Twins, Judy and Joy

Judy and Joy are identical twins who grew up in Bridgeport Connecticut, they have always been together, they finish each others sentences, to watch them together is to witness two people…but they are one in so many ways. Both are both Moms and Joy is a Grammy now too. They grew up in an italian Read more…

Posted in Featured, Food and Drink, NYBERG Interviews | Also tagged , , , , , , | Comments closed

Circle Of Care~ Helping Families Affected By Childhood Cancer

September is childhood cancer awareness month.  An organization called “Circle of Care” around since 2004, helps to care for families who are caring for a child with cancer. The organization has also developed “Art for the Heart” in which a child’s bedroom is transformed to their wishes to make them more comfortable. The Founder. Liz Salguero Read more…

Posted in Fairfield County, Featured, Nonprofits, NYBERG Interviews | Also tagged , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Canine Cancer Trial Underway Could Lead To A Cure

My husband, Dr. Mark Mamula, a Professor of Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine, has canine cancer trials underway as we speak in Norwalk, Connecticut. He has paired with Dr. Gerald Post at the Veterinary Cancer Center. Because the immune systems of dogs are so similar to humans, the hunch here is, if this works Read more…

Posted in Featured | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed