“I would never take my child to the funeral.  She doesn’t understand anyway.”
“I figure I'll just take the pictures down of Nana for a while.  Being reminded of her will only upset my son more.”
“My teenager doesn’t talk about his dad anymore.  I’m so glad he is over that.”
“I’m afraid I’m gonna say something wrong so I won’t say anything at all."

Can you relate to some of these comments about the way that children grieve?  You’re not alone.

In my last blog, I talked about the importance of exercise and maintaining a healthy weight and how it can reduce your breast cancer risk. Now I'd like to share with you one exercise technique that I have personally discovered to be of great benefit: Yoga.

By checking YES on line 35 of the PA 40 income tax form, Pennsylvanians have contributed nearly $3 million for cancer research.  

Bonnie Berk of Partners in Wellness  says about healing the body and mind, “We know that we are more than just these physical bodies… We are energetic beings.  We can control our beliefs and our attitudes, and in doing that and focusing on that, we can actually strengthen our immune system, the natural healing mechanism within our bodies.”

Community Involvement Can Answer Critical Questions about Cancer Causes, Prevention

(Chester, PA) -- The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health estimates that more than 50,000 Americans will die from colorectal cancer this year, and another 143,000 cases are expected to be diagnosed. March also marks National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

(Orlando, FL) -- About a year ago, Lancaster County resident and cervical cancer survivor Vicky Darden decided to sell all of her possessions so she could embark on a monumental trip.

The daffodil is the signature flower of hope.  And, during the American Cancer Society’s annual Daffodil Days campaign in March, it symbolizes hope for cancer patients and their families.

For Kelly Rife, it didn't take a doctor’s warning to get her to lose weight and become healthy.  “For me, I saw a picture of others I thought were fat… and I fit in.  It was as simple as that.  I was not going to live my life like that.”

Jay Snyder is living his life with purpose after facing war and cancer.

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