August 2021 – Foundation for Women's Cancer


Month: August 2021

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Overcoming Obstacles with Golf: Golfing for the Gals Annual Fundraising Event

Monday, August 16, 2021

Golf is a mental game. A player needs patience and dedication to execute the correct swing for the ball to reach its goal. This sport also requires managing obstacles put in place to hinder the player’s score. When Lisa Milligan was a young girl, she dreamed of becoming a professional golfer and although that career … Read More

COVID-19 Vaccines and Cancer Patients: Q&A with Neil Finkler, MD

Monday, August 16, 2021

The Delta variant has become the dominant strain of the coronavirus in the U.S. and due to its high transmissibility, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reversed its guidance on masking for vaccinated individuals in July. As this variant continues to surge, it seems that Louisiana and Florida are hot spots and hospitals … Read More

Turning Frustration into Fuel: Raise the Hood 4 Women Car Show

Monday, August 16, 2021

Amy Murrah was in and out of doctor’s offices for 13 years—starting at age 16. She was misdiagnosed or told her symptoms were, “all in her head,” until being properly diagnosed after an exploratory surgery for what she thought was a hernia or endometriosis. After being diagnosed with Stage IIIA Micropapillary Serous Carcinoma at age … Read More