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The Perfect Hat + Sun Protection

I think everyone needs a  great sun hat.  I could seriously find 101 reasons to rock this hat!  Like strolling through the farmers market, reading a book outside, going casual in jeans and a tank, or even strolling incognito in the grocery store. 228 more words


Providence Cancer Center

This is why I am alive.

This is why I go to Providence Cancer Center.

New hope for cancer patients: Providence selected for international research network… 297 more words


6 down, 4 to go as I am ferried up and down I-5. So far so good. Today I think I feel the most perky, but that may be because I am so excited to cut down these damn steroids. 275 more words

Life 5/2/12

So much going on around here, I feel such pressure to get all the info to you in a clear and concise manner.

First off I am heading into week 8 of my 7th trial, the MEK162 at OHSU. 645 more words

Survivor Interview: Joanna

From Lynnfield, Massachusetts, Joanna, 28, began her battle with melanoma three years ago at the age of 25.  The following is a short interview with her about her life with melanoma. 468 more words

Donna's Story (part 2): What Does Life Look Like After Melanoma?

Well, as I said before, I am so grateful to Megan’s Dad Rick for saving my life.  Because of him, my melanoma was found very early.  221 more words

Donna's Story (part 1): Wait... that's a Melanoma?

My name is Donna O’Leary-Abkowitz and I am a melanoma survivor.  I would like to share my story with you – how I was diagnosed with melanoma, how I was fortunate to be cured 100%, and how I continue to live the life I love. 649 more words