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Celebrating Cancer Survivors in Kansas City

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Remarks by Linda Bloch Lyon, vice president of the R.A. Bloch Cancer Foundation, at the 24th annual Kansas City Celebration of Life Rally on National Cancer Survivors Day, Sunday, June 7, 2009…

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SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS

SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS (organized by type of cancer) We want to help you find what you need and we try hard to keep this information up to date, accurate, and current. Please let us know if you feel we should revise our list in any way by emailing us at hotline@blochcancer.org QUICK INDEX (click to jump to specific cancer): Continue Reading…

Fighting Cancer Woodblock Prints by Dale Phelps

“Buddha, My Inner Advisor # 3” 24" x 18" Dale Phelps, is a retired Iowa orthopedic surgeon and prostate cancer survivor. “Reduction woodcut print, limited edition of 22, signed and numbered.”

November 2, 2006

This series of woodblock prints concerns visualization during meditation for the treatment of cancer. I have been living with prostate cancer since 1993 but it has recently increased its activity. Along with traditional medical treatments I have been utilizing guided imagery in meditation. I produced these images to help me with visualization during imaging. With this and other modalities I have brought my cancer under reasonable control. Continue Reading…

Multidisciplinary Second Opinion Centers

Many cancer patients are dying, not because treatments are not available, but because the initial physician failed to offer the best possible treatment. Cancer is an unusual disease for many reasons – if you don’t treat it properly the first time, often there is no second chance because cancer grows geometrically. Continue Reading…

How to Start A Cancer Hotline

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Recognizing the need:

  • One out of every four Americans will get cancer. The diagnosis and treatment can be very traumatic experiences.
  • Many people equate cancer with death, not realizing that with prompt, proper care and a positive outlook many cancers can be cured Continue Reading…

2008 Cancer Survivors Parks Tour

Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Survivors Parks 2008

Here’s a tour in photos of many of the Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Survivors Parks. Continue Reading…

Patient’s Checklist

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CLICK HERE to open the book in a new window or read it below — Chapter 14 “Check List”… Continue Reading…

Cancer Survivors Park

We believe that the second greatest correctable cause of cancer mortality (smoking being #1) is relating death and cancer. Many have been brought up to believe that a diagnosis of cancer means automatic death. Some believe that treatments are worse than death. When they are diagnosed, they give up and do not try to fight. Continue Reading…

The Origin of National Cancer Survivors Day

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Very close friends of ours live in Jerusalem, Israel. He is an extremely important and well known man there. Their son was married to our daughter for many years. Several years ago he needed open heart surgery. His family recommended he go to Baltimore, New York, Boston or Cleveland. Suddenly we heard he had the surgery in Haifa. Continue Reading…

Cancer Checklist

Checking this page could save your life!

Cancer Facts:

  • There is no type of cancer from which someone has not been cured!
  • There is no type of cancer for which there are no treatments!
  • Cancer is the most curable of all chronic diseases! Continue Reading…
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