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Cancer Fighters, Survivors, Caregivers and Now Announcing… Previvors!

We are excited to announce that we are expanding our one-on-one cancer support services to include cancer previvors and those in the high-risk community.

Since our inception, Imerman Angels has been dedicated to providing free one-on-one psychosocial support to cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers. Now, through several new partnerships with other cancer organizations, we are […]

October 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Imerman Angels / Us TOO International Media Release

 
Us TOO International
2720 S. River Road, Suite 112
Des Plaines, IL  60018
Web: www.ustoo.org
Phone: (630) 795-1002
Email: ustoo@ustoo.org
Contact:
Tim Mix
Communications Manager
Phone: (630) 795-1002
Email: timothym@ustoo.org
 

 

December 18, 2017

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

Additional Support Services Available for Prostate Cancer Community
Imerman Angels forms partnership with Us TOO International

 

 

CHICAGO, IL – The prostate cancer community will have access to more extensive resources for support […]

January 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

The Effects of Chemotherapy on Your Body

Written by Ann Pietrangelo and Kristeen Cherney
Medically Reviewed by Seunggu Han, MD on May 31, 2017

Mentor Angel Helps Cervical Cancer Fighter Find Her Voice

Five years prior to learning that she had stage 1B2 cervical cancer, Darlene Blais was experiencing some symptoms of the disease. She went through a series of tests, all of which came back negative. The one condition for which her gynecologist did not test, however, was the human papilloma virus (HPV).

“Had I been tested […]

From Mourning to Laughter: Mentor Angel Offers Hope to Epithelioid Sarcoma Fighter

To be in cancer survivor Tommy Holl “The Real Elf’s” ebullient and downright hilarious presence, you would never suspect he once struggled with the reality of getting his left pinky finger amputated as treatment for epithelioid sarcoma.

Tommy’s experience with cancer compelled him to spread joy and happiness as The Real Elf starting in 2014. […]

December 19th, 2016|Mentor Angels|0 Comments|

“NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center and Imerman Angels Partner To Provide Psychosocial Support Services to Cancer Fighters, Survivors and Caregivers”

For Immediate Release

CHICAGO (October 20, 2016) – The Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone MedicalCenter and Imerman Angels announce a new partnership to bring emotional support services to individuals impacted by cancer.

 

Imerman Angels, currently celebrating its 10-year anniversary, is a global non-profit

organization providing free, one-on- one emotional support to individuals battling cancer,

survivors and caregivers. Support […]

October 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Receive a Free High-End Wig Through the Chrysalis Custom Hair Wig Giveaway

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|

10th Anniversary Imerman Angels Wings of Hope Gala Raised More Than $375,000

Annual event emceed by Bonnie Hunt welcomed 270 guests in celebration of one-on-one Cancer support

 CHICAGO (September 2016) – The 10th Anniversary Imerman Angels Wings of Hope Gala on Saturday, September 17 at the Ritz-Carlton, Chicago welcomed 270 guests and raised more than $375,000.  The funds benefit Imerman Angels’ mission to provide connections that enable one-on-one […]

September 29th, 2016|Imerman Angels|0 Comments|

Support Groups Offer Significant Benefits to Those Affected by Cancer

Studies have shown that cancer support groups help ease depression and anxiety in cancer fighters, help them feel more hopeful, and empower them to manage their emotions better, according to Cancer.Net. The benefits of support groups also extend to cancer survivors and caregivers.

As part of ensuring that those impacted by cancer have access to […]

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|