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Survivors Need Support in the Workplace
When Deborah found a lump in her breast and was diagnosed with cancer her life turned upside-down almost overnight. “I had a full-time job, was…
Mentoring Phone Call in Hospital
National Volunteer Week: Mentors Give More Than Just Their Time
Did you know that nationwide there are nearly 13,000 “mentor angels” volunteering their time to provide support and guidance to people diagnosed…
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Becoming a 'Warrior': Part 1
By Darcy Phillips “I would not take back what I suffered to gain this.”~ Suleika Jaouad, Between Two Kingdoms As difficult as breast cancer…
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ACS Updates Guidelines for Cancer Survivors
A cancer diagnosis can make a person feel like they've lost some control over their own body -- a scary experience to be sure. It may also stir up a…
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Thrive Tips: What to do when someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer
When someone is diagnosed with cancer, be it a friend, family member, or coworker, it can be difficult to know just what to do. The impulse might be…
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Peer Mentoring Provides 'Somebody Who's Been There'
Several years ago, before ThriveNV was created to support people in Nevada diagnosed with cancer, our team talked to people from throughout the…
From the RGJ: 'Get Your Affairs in Order. Make a Bucket List.'
This is an excerpt from Reno Gazette-Journal published in May 2017. To read the full story, click the link at the end.  The boy approached…
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New Collaboration Benefits Breast Cancer Survivors
As a coalition, we love a good story about collaboration and partnership. When we heard that two of our partners were working together on a unique…
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NCC Releases Report Focusing on Survivor Experiences in Nevada
More than a year ago, NCC brought together partners from across the state to form a task force focusing on survivorship and palliative care. That…
Fitness Center Program More Than Just Muscle Building
“It is the best thing you will ever do for yourself. And the trainers—they are amazing. They are just great no matter what type of cancer you have.…