Affiliated Cancer Organizations

Cancer Support Group Bikes across Country for Young Adults with Cancer

Team Portland is spreading awareness, giving and receiving support and raising funds for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults by biking across the country. During the 4K for Cancer led by the cancer support group, the team met a woman who had just been diagnosed with colon cancer. After their meeting, the woman’s […]

Cancer Caregiver Receives Dream Wedding Dress Donated by Former Bride

In March, 2014, Linda Perez’s fiancé, Gabriel Fisz, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, PH positive – an aggressive form of the disease that required a bone marrow transplant. The prognosis was poor. Little did Linda and Gabriel know that two years later, Linda would receive a donated Vera Wang wedding dress! The couple […]

Cancer Survivors Enjoy a Day of Pampering

While the desire to receive beauty treatments and pampering may sound trivial after beating cancer, for many survivors, it is a treat that lifts their weary spirits and soothes their embattled minds. It is also a way to regain their confidence in the wake of side effects that can take a toll on their […]

Information on Complementary Therapies for Cancer Fighters and Survivors

Jeff Sirlin founded Cancer Wellness TV, a free online platform offering a wealth of information on complementary therapies, after his own battle with colon cancer. Jeff discovered that these therapies could ease some of the physical and mental side effects that treatment can cause. Cancer patients and survivors can access videos and articles on […]

Imerman Angels & Leslie’s Week Host the Snowflake Gala

We are partnering with Leslie’s Week for the first Snowflake Gala. Like Imerman Angel’s, Leslie’s Week is also a non-profit cancer organization aimed at improving the quality of life for cancer fighters, survivors and their families. The Snowflake Gala will take place at San Francisco’s One Sansome (1 Sansome Street) on Thursday, February 5 […]

Tuxes & Tee’s VIP sneak peek

In case you missed out on the Imerman Angel’s Annual Tuxes and Tee’s Fundraiser or are curious as to what took place during the VIP hours of the evening, have a look at this inspirational speech given by our newest member of the Board of Directors, Nimesh Jhaveri. He is the executive director of […]

Using Brain Power to Kick Some mAss

The mind is a powerful force. This year, Brain Tumor Awareness Month reminded us of one man in the brain tumor community who shows just how powerful, especially in times of adversity, the mind can be.

Eric Galvez considers himself to be a ‘mAss kicker’:
1. Someone who gets an intimidating diagnosis, hears the words,
“we found […]

Today is Blood Cancer Awareness Day in Chicago!

Did you know that one of the most important missions in the cancer community today is to spread awareness about cancer symptoms to promote early diagnosis? Early detection means early treatment and greater chances of early success. This is why Mayor Daley has declared that Tuesday, April 12, 2011 […]

LIVESTRONG Navigation Center Grand Opening

On March 25th, LIVESTRONG presented its grand opening of the LIVESTRONG Cancer Navigation Center, located in East Austin, Texas. This community-based center provides free services for anyone diagnosed with cancer, their family and friends, and the health care professionals who work with them.The Navigation Center offers free support to anyone affected by cancer. Services […]

Make a “Save” by Helping Bat for the Cure!

Bat for the Cure is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was created to raise awareness about prostate cancer and to educate the public about prevention, detection and treatment. With early detection prostate cancer is 97% curable, but there is not enough awareness to encourage effective prevention. Fans for the Cure was created by Ed […]