October 2019 – Foundation for Women's Cancer


Month: October 2019

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Meet the Race Team Colleen’s Army and the Survivor Who Started it All

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

As she approaches her first year participating in the National Race to End Women’s Cancer with “Colleen’s Army,” Colleen Schenk reflects on the diagnosis she received in 2018. After roughly eight weeks of treatment on what she thought was a torn muscle in her abdomen, in addition to experiencing a host of other symptoms, Colleen … Read More

Trina Shpur

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Stay Funny

Monday, October 14, 2019

In July 2017, after suffering constant pain in her spleen and bloating, Trina Shpur made a visit to her general practitioner (GP). He scheduled Trina for an ultrasound, during which the ultrasound technician expressed sudden concern. This prompted Trina to press her GP for clarity as to why she was enduring these symptoms. The doctor … Read More