National Cancer Suvivors Day

Today is National Cancer Survivors Day.  A day to celebrate those who have fought cancer, those who have lost their battle, those who have waged the war on this deadly disease and pretty much anyone who has been affected by it.  When you think about it in those terms, today is a day to be…

Shame on Good Morning America

September is quickly coming to an end and even before the last day of childhood cancer awareness month is over, 'pink' is already being promoted in the media. Magazines, advertisements, television and everywhere I look I am overwhelmed with 'pink'. I understand raising awareness for breast cancer, I don't understand the total lack of support…

Pediatric Cancer Awareness

September is almost over and with it the hope that pediatric cancer awareness month would get national attention and major support.  Cancer is a terrible disease no matter who the victim is young or old, but even more so for a child.  The battle to beat cancer and survive becomes paramount when kids should be enjoying childhood…

Breast Cancer is Just One Cancer

October is here and so is breast cancer awareness month.  Even the NFL has painted itself pink in tribute for breast cancer awareness.  I guess it is a good thing to have so much focus on this, however as a pediatric cancer advocate it makes me sad the same level of recognition or concern is…

Wear our heart on your sleeve

I am constantly thinking of ways to raise awareness and funds for pediatric cancer.  Living with me is sometimes like living in a marketing 'think tank' as I am always looking for the novel idea that will take root and spread like wildfire across this country.  It may just be a pipe dream, but I…

5k/10k Honey Run

I want to host a fundraiser for the Honeysuckle Foundation for Children with Cancer (www.honeysucklefoundation.org) in September one in South Carolina and one on Long Island.   I already know the month since it is national childhood cancer awareness month, a little known fact in this country, but I am not sure how to get started. …