Special Projects

Voice For Life: Founder & Exec. Director, The WunderGlo Foundation, Gloria Borges
Jun
21
2013

Gloria Borges, colon cancer survivor, sits down with Selma Schimmel in The Group Room. They discuss her colon cancer diagnosis as a young adult at 28 and how it has propelled her life’s mission.  Gloria Borges is the Founder and Executive Director of The WunderGlo Foundation and The Wunder Project. This interview was filmed at […]

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VOIce For Life: Founder of MetaVivor, Dian “CJ” Corneliussen-James
Jun
07
2013

“CJ” retired from the Air Force in 2003 after serving 24 years as an intelligence officer. She then continued to work for the federal government in a civilian capacity until 2007 when complications from metastatic breast cancer cut her career short. CJ’s positions included, amongst others, monitoring and analyzing Soviet satellite activity during the Cold […]

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VOIce For Life: Daniel Long — Rectal Cancer Survivor
Feb
01
2013

Daniel “Dan” Long — a rectal cancer survivor — sits down with Selma Schimmel at the Community Cancer Care Advocacy Day Forum to talk about his work as a cancer advocate with the COA Patient Advocacy Network and the Northwest Georgia Cancer Centers. The Community Cancer Care Advocacy Day Forum was held in Washington D.C. […]

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Voice For Life: Joan Digirolamo and Ruth Lander
Jan
24
2013

Joan Digirolamo, RN/Cancer Survivor and Ruth L. Lander, FACMPE/Practice Administrator/Cancer Survivor sit down with Selma Schimmel at the Community Cancer Care Advocacy Day Forum These women and friends and work together at the Columbus Oncology and Hematology Associates in Columbus, Ohio. They inspire, but telling us how they continue to use their voice for life […]

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VOIce For Life: Shirley Bianca
Dec
15
2012

Shirley Bianca is a breast cancer survivor and artist.  She created with gouache and oil paint called Message of Hope. The series expresses the myriad of emotions she experienced after being first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000. Shirley does her part to encourage other breast cancer patients and survivors with her story; since 2005, […]

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Voice For Life: 18 Year Pancreatic Cancer Survivor Kay Kays
Jul
19
2012

Kay Kays, an 18 year pancreatic cancer survivor is our feature interview for Voice for Life from ASCO 2012. Kay Kays, Patient Advocate in Research, with a special focus on pancreatic cancer, a DoD Pancreatic Cancer Consumer Reviewer; and on the University of Arizona GI SPORE External Advisory Board; and their Tissue Donor Awareness Project. […]

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Voice For Life: Bob Payne and Sheri Haddock
May
16
2012

In this episode of Voice for Life, native Texans, Bob Payne (prostate and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma cancer survivor), and his daughter, Sheri Haddock (currently battling esophageal cancer) tell their story of survivorship and triumph as a family. The Group Room interviews at the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) 2012 annual meeting in Las Vegas was made possible […]

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National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week®
Mar
12
2012

12th Annual National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week April 7-13, 2014 Meet Gloria Borges.  Gloria is a young adult colon cancer survivor and our featured Advocate In Action® for National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week 2013.  At the age of 28 doctors found a tumor in her colon and was diagnosed with Stage IV colon […]

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Voice For Life: Caren Lee, a Young Adult Breast Cancer Survivor
Jan
11
2012

  Caren Cook Lee, a Texas native, was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 36, just days before getting engaged to her now husband, William. As an advocate for breast cancer, Caren has raised more than $60,000 for Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®.  Caren’s message of keep on keepin’ on and […]

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Oncotalk: Jordan Berlin, MD: Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
Oct
15
2011

Jordan Berlin, MD: What is the hedgehog protein pathway and current GDC0049 trail results? Dr. Berlin is the Clinical Director, Gastrointestinal Oncology, Vanderbilt University.

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