Bob’s book, When Your Life is Touched by Cancer, a compilation of his popular column in theIthaca Journal, is being released nationally in January. It will be widely available in bookstores and through national online retailers such as Amazon. All proceeds from the sale of the book are being donated to the Cancer Resource Center
Belle Sherman classroom spreads holiday cheer
Thanks to Alison Trdan and her second grade class,
24 cancer survivors received hand made ornaments
and holiday cards.
The children made paper beads to create Christmas ornaments. Ms. Trdan learned this technique
while working in Uganda. The children used watercolors to create the holiday card and included a personalized message of hope in each card.
“After delivering the cards and taking pictures of the cancer survivors, I went back to the school to show the children the pictures. The children were thrilled to see so many happy ladies holding their art while posing for the picture.”
“Ms. Trdan mentioned that this could be an ongoing opportunity to connect the children and their art work with a community that will greatly benefit.”
Rocio Zepp – Volunteer
Cancer Research Meeting – Wednesday January 8th from 6-7:30pm
January’s research meeting will focus on angiogenesis, or how cancerous tumors develop their own blood supplies. Many newer cancer treatments (e.g., Avastin) are designed to prevent this from happening. Peter DelNero of Cornell’s Department of Biomedical Engineering will lead the discussion.
These monthly meetings are a collaboration between the Cancer Resource Center and doctoral students involved in cancer research at Cornell. Research topics are presented in lay language and discussion is encouraged.
Join us at the Cancer Resource Center. Light refreshments are provided.
Cabin Fever Surf & Turf Dinner to benefit CRCFL
Enjoy a gourmet Cabin Fever Surf and Turf Dinner at Jack’s Collegetown Grill:
Four 6pm seatings available Wed. January 15 through Sat. January 18 ($35 per ticket).
Dinner includes a cheese plate, salad, steak, lobster, and potatos. Cash bar.
For each ticket sold $10 (& a portion of the cash bar) will go to CRCFL.
Jan. 25 at 7pm in Lynah Rink against Clarkson University
We are excited to announce that our friends at Red Key Athlete Honor Society are organizing a Pink Out at a Men’s Ice Hockey game in order to raise money for the fight against breast cancer as well as raise awareness. They will be raising money for CRCFL & the Susan G. Komen’s Passionately Pink Initiative by selling Pink Out T-shirts for the game, taking donations, & holding a raffle. Watch for more details onFacebook as event gets closer.
Winter Village Bluegrass Festival Saturday Night Big Show
at the State Theatre
Sat. Jan. 25th at 7:30pm
($5 per ticket for purchases
before Dec. 31st will be split
between the Cancer Resource Center
and Ithaca Children’s Garden).
Visit our Writer’s Corner
Writings about and by individuals associated with the Cancer Resource Center have been compiled on our website.
Have you written about your cancer experience? We’d love to include your work.
We’re also compiling oral histories of our clients with the help of writing interns from Ithaca College. Would you like to be interviewed by a student and have your story told? Please contact Bob Riter firstname.lastname@example.org or 277-0960.
to Anna Furman
for selling scarves at Neighborhood Pride.
Did you have Aetna health insurance at any point during 2001-2013?
If so, you may be eligible for some reimbursement through a class action lawsuit that alleged that Aetna paid inadequate out-of-network payments to providers. Here is a link for more informationand the form to submit a claim (which must be postmarked by March 28, 2014).
“Final” Tally: Walkathon/5K Run raised $185,189!
Last call to collect your prize for Fundraising &/or Race time. Stop by today!
Water Exercise Class Resumes in February
Start your weekend with this fun and energizing activity!
WHO: Open to anyone with cancer
WHEN: Saturdays, February 15th-March 22nd
TIME: 9:45-10:45 am
PLACE: Island Health & Fitness pool
INSTRUCTOR: Judy Urban
FEE: $30** for the 6-week session/FREE for Island members
To register, please go to the front desk at Island Health or call 277-3861.
Questions? Contact Sharon Kaplan or call 277-0960
**Scholarships available for those with financial hardship. Please contact Sharon to apply.**
Anyone affected by cancer (including long-term survivors and caregivers) are encouraged to join us. All classes free of charge. Email email@example.com for more information. CRC & Lifelong Collaboration: Strength Training
See Great Resources and Events happening! Free “ZERO Prostate Cancer” Webinar In prostate cancer and COVID-19, disparities between Black and white patients are well-documented among diagnosis, treatment, and mortality statistics.
612 W State St., Ithaca, NY 14850 Open: 9a to 5p, Tue – Fri (607) 277-0960 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax: (607) 275-0632
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