Lydia Slaby, Author of ‘Wait, It Gets Worse’, on Survivorship and Being a Mentor Angel

Lydia Slaby lives her life by one self-written, very important mantra: when life hands you something that’s classically not welcome, like a cancer diagnosis, breakup, or something else unexpected and unpleasant, we have two choices: we can resist, or we can accept.

“There’s something remarkable and incredibly powerful about choosing to accept transformation in […]

March 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

“I felt an immediate sense of belonging”: Mike’s Story

My name is Mike Davidoff. This past month, I hit my twenty-three year anniversary of being a cancer survivor. I was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma when I was twenty-two years old and treated with chemotherapy at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. As I have taken some time to reflect over the past […]

January 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

American Lung Association Announces New Mentorship Program with Imerman Angels

American Lung Association Announces New Mentorship Program with Imerman Angels
Partnership Will Provide Peer-to-Peer Support Services to the Lung Cancer Community
The American Lung Association announced a new partnership today with Imerman Angels that brings mentorship services to individuals impacted by lung cancer. Imerman Angels offers free one-on-one mentoring support by connecting cancer fighters, survivors, and caregivers with […]

December 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Giving Tuesday 2019: We Need Mentor Angels!

By: Anika Arora

This year for Giving Tuesday, December 3rd, Imerman Angels is requesting volunteer Mentor Angels. Mentor Angels are cancer survivors or caregivers who are looking to provide comfort to someone else who has been impacted by cancer — someone just like them.

Alexis K., a Mentor Angel, says, “Being an Imerman Angels Mentor Angel […]

November 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Meet Judy, Team Imerman Angels Marathon Finisher and Mentor Angel

1. Why did you join Team Imerman Angels? Do you have a personal connection to Imerman Angels?

I joined Team Imerman Angels to help raise awareness and funds for such a wonderful organization! I am a caregiver Mentor Angel. I just started running 4 years ago and this is my second marathon! I started running […]

October 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Meet Yvonne, Team Imerman Angels Marathon Finisher, Cancer Survivor and Mentor Angel

1. Why did you join Team Imerman Angels? Do you have a personal connection to Imerman Angels?

I joined for several reasons. A good friend of mine is battling colon cancer that is quickly spreading and it has shook her family to the core. My mother battled breast cancer two years before my diagnosis. This […]

October 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

A Run Around the World: Courtney’s Story

By: Lauren Isenman

Courtney Enloe is a trailblazer. She embarked on a journey to run the Abbott World Marathon Majors in February 2018, and this October 13th at 7:30 a.m., she will be standing at the start line in Chicago’s Grant Park to complete her last run of the series. The 2019 Bank of America […]

October 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Stephen “Sven” Johnson Hosts Annual SvenStock Fundraiser for Team Imerman Angels

By Lauren Isenman

Jimi Hendrix, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, the Grateful Dead. What do all of these music icons have in common? They all performed at Woodstock. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Woodstock. For four days in 1969, over 400,000 people descended on a 600-acre dairy farm in Bethel, New York to see […]

September 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Four Reasons to Become a Mentor Angel

Four Reasons to Become a Mentor Angel

Once the treatments are complete and the life begins to calm down again (as much as it can), cancer survivors and their caregivers are faced with the new challenge of finding comfort in their “new normal.” Survivorship refers to individuals who live with, through and beyond cancer, and […]

September 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Celebrate World Cancer Support Month: August 2019

How World Cancer Support Month Affects Us All

Cancer touches all of our lives in one way or another. If you have not personally experienced a cancer diagnosis, chances are it has happened to someone you care about. You may have even lost a loved one because of it. Cancer can happen to anyone at […]

August 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|