Posts Categorized: Non Profit

Rare Cancer Isn’t Uncommon: Courtney Homer’s Story

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Despite how it sounds, a rare cancer diagnosis is not uncommon. In fact, each year when approximately 1.7 million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer, more than 25% of those people will hear the words that they have been diagnosed with a rare cancer. What is uncommon about rare cancers is a specific… Read more »

Fibrolamellar Becomes Lead Example for Rare Cancer Awareness Day #RareCancerDay

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The Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation is leading the way to spread the word that September 30th is designated as National Rare Cancer Awareness Day. (#RareCancerDay) Spearheaded by The National Organization for Rare Disorders’ (NORD®) Rare Cancer Coalition, #RareCancerDay is observed to unify individuals living with rare cancers and the need for greater research funding. John Hopper,… Read more »

Widows Catapulted Into ‘Crisis of Survival’ Says Gospel for Asia

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One of the world’s biggest poverty-alleviating organizations spotlights the huge “uphill battle” facing many of the world’s 258 million widows in a just-released report. Treatment of widows is often startlingly unfair and cruel, catapulting them into a crisis of survival, says the new global report by Texas-based Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org). Titled Widows… Read more »