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Who Can Benefit from the One-On-One Cancer Support Offered by Imerman Angels?

Cancer Fighters often face uncertainty and can feel like no one they know is able to relate to their experience. Mentor Angels, who have been there, can answer their questions and show them empathy.

Caregivers are in a position where it is easy to neglect their own well-being and they are vulnerable to physical and/or […]

Mentor Angel Rescues Colorectal Cancer Survivor from Stormy Seas

Adrienne Doherty has come a long way since her stage III colorectal cancer diagnosis in November of 2014. She went from feeling terrified of the side effects that could result from the surgery that was part of her treatment protocol, to recently finding out she was in remission. Adrienne credits her Mentor Angel, Donna, […]

Cancer Survivor Hosts Event to Benefit Imerman Angels

In May, cancer survivor and Imerman Angels Professionals Board member Devlin Gray held an event at his home that benefitted Imerman Angels. Devlin charged $10 per person for entrance and spent a significant amount of time during the event telling attendees about Imerman Angels’ mission and how the funds raised for the organization directly […]

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 Survivor Celebrates Fatherhood and Family

Cancer survivor Walter Dougan, who is also a Mentor Angel for Imerman Angels, considers Father’s Day especially wonderful after his stage III colon cancer diagnosis in 2003. Thirteen years out from his battle with cancer, he now has four children, nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

“My family and I celebrate a lot, including Father’s […]

New Partnership Allows Imerman Angels to Help More Cancer Fighters, Survivors and Caregivers

Imerman Angels has bolstered its ability to help support cancer fighters and caregivers by partnering with MyLifeLine.org Cancer Foundation – an organization that offers cancer fighters and caregivers the resources to build an online support community of family and friends through free, personalized websites.

Each website provided by MyLifeLine.org includes a blog, a calendar to […]

Heroes of Team Imerman Angels: Chris Pilat

While finishing chemotherapy for testicular cancer in the spring of 2010, Chris Pilat heard Imerman Angels Founder Jonny Imerman speak at a cancer survivor event held at Edwards Hospital in Naperville, Illinois. Inspired by the mission of Imerman Angels and Jonny’s story, Chris made the decision to run his first marathon ever as a […]

From Stage IV Cancer to Fatherhood: Survivor Celebrates His First Father’s Day

This Father’s Day is extra special for cancer survivor Luke Tripodi. Not only is it his very first – his son, Sammy, was born January 9 of this year – but the fact Luke was able to have a child is a miracle in several ways.

In the fall of 2005, Luke’s future did not […]

It is Puppy Love for Three-Time Cancer Fighter

Brenda Amor has battled cancer three times. While the experience has taken a toll on her, Brenda is tremendously grateful for the undying loyalty and healing comfort of her therapy dog, Diesel.

“I do not know what I would do without Diesel. He is better for me than any medicine or any of my best […]

Imerman Angels Ambassador Deeply Moved by Mentor Angel’s Impact

Brent Smyth was motivated in part to become an Imerman Angels Ambassador through his friendship with a woman, Isabelle, who found great comfort in her Mentor Angel during her fight with an extremely rare type of cancer. Brent, who had been an active volunteer with Imerman Angels in Ottawa, Canada for several years at […]