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The idea of losing their hair to chemotherapy affects many women as deeply as the cancer diagnosis itself. While high-end wigs that look indistinguishable from a full head of hair are available, some women cannot afford to purchase one – and not every insurance company covers the cost.

Fortunately, Chrysalis Custom Hair is offering women […]

October 6th, 2016|In the News|2 Comments|

Bringing Bladder Cancer out of the Shadows

The first new treatment for bladder cancer in 30 years was recently approved by the FDA. Andrea Maddox-Smith, CEO of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, cites this as one of the reasons why creating awareness about the disease is so important.

“I see the situation as being urgent. I think it is unacceptable that this […]

July 13th, 2016|In the News|0 Comments|

IN THE NEWS: “Going Through Cancer with an Angel by Your Side” (CURE Magazine feature)

CURE Magazine published an article about Imerman Angels highlighting our mission of 1-on-1 cancer support for cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.

The article touches about our 10-year history from the days our founder – Jonny Imerman – walked hospital floors to provide emotional support to those undergoing cancer treatment to today with our new CEO […]

New CEO and Executive Director Ben Bornstein to Lead IA into 10th Year! (Crain’s Chicago Business feature)

We have a new CEO and Executive Director on board and his name is Ben Bornstein.

Not only does Ben come to Imerman Angels with an extensive academic and business repertoire, he has battled cancer three times and has come out the other side as a survivor. He’s been extremely involved in various charities over […]

Mentor Angel Runs Edison Park Turkey Trot, Raises Awareness for Appendix Cancer

Imerman Angels loves to keep abreast of what our survivors and Mentor Angels are doing with their lives no matter where they are in their cancer journeys.

Recently we had the opportunity to invite one of them, Theresa Kyriaszes, to the Edison Park Turkey Trot, a 5K and fun run celebrating its 19th year in […]