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Wendy’s Warriors Blanket Drive

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

The work of Wendy Ericsson, fierce champion of the FWC, lives on through her advocacy, and her family and friends who carry on her work. Wendy passed away in late July of 2020 to complications from recurrent ovarian cancer. Her friends, Linda Wiesinger and Brenda Bolster, and husband George Ericsson held a blanket drive for … Read More

Sisters in Skydiving Jump for a Cause

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Elizabeth Young jumps into everything she does. As an experienced skydiver, she knows the thrill and exhilaration that a jump can bring. She is also a cervical mesonephric adenocarcinoma survivor (a rare form of cervical cancer). Elizabeth is committed to empowering women to enter the sport of skydiving but also committed to increasing awareness and … Read More

Health Care Hackathon Seeks Patients

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Be a part of a weekend-long virtual “hackathon” June 11-13 where digital experts join health care professionals and marketing experts to virtually to change the face of health care. Truth Serum Network, a subsidiary of MJH Life Sciences™, is looking for patients and patient advocates to share ideas and express concerns in health care. Each participant … Read More

Vulvar Cancer Awareness: Available Resources

Monday, February 15, 2021

According to the American Cancer Society, this year in the United States about 6,120 cancers of the vulva will be diagnosed and about 1,550 women will die of this cancer. An awareness month for vulvar cancer is being led and organized by vulvar cancer advocates. The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) acknowledges the need to … Read More

Community Support for Cervical Cancer Survivors

Friday, January 15, 2021

It’s important for individuals who have been impacted by HPV infection and cervical cancer to understand that they are not alone. Here are several upcoming events where survivors, loved ones and advocates can come together to share stories and raise awareness during Cervical Health Awareness Month. Cervivor Coffee Talk Jan. 24, 2021 | Cervivor – … Read More