Walking with Strength, Courage and Hope for the Cure to Rare Sarcoma Cancers
Cooking with Cancer: Holly Clegg’s Easy Watermelon Tomato Salad
Spring is in the air and nothing says spring like a ripe, juicy watermelon. Eating Well Through Cancer author, Holly Clegg, shared her go-to spring salad recipe with us. Complete with fresh tomatoes, basil, and watermelon, this salad is light, simple, and packed with antioxidants. Water accounts for over 90% of watermelon’s weight, but this fruit is rich in potassium, vitamin A, and vitamin C. It’s also an incredible source of lycopene, an antioxidant known to help reduce the risk of heart disease and some cancers. Holly Clegg’s Easy Watermelon Tomato Salad Makes 10 (1/2-cup) servings Ingredients: 4 cups scooped out watermelon balls[...]
After a summer of healthy eating and exercise, Janice was on the road to better health when she noticed a small lump in her lower left abdomen. She assumed it was scar tissue from a past surgery, but decided to see her doctor six months later after it had grown to the size of a baseball. Shortly after undergoing surgery to remove what her doctors thought was a hernia, Janice found out she had cancer. Specifically, it was a malignant solitary fibrous tumor, a form of soft tissue sarcoma. Janice was 39-years-old when she was diagnosed. “I had never heard[...]
In honor of World Cancer Day, we’re taking inspiration from the message of education and awareness by sharing 5 Facts about Liposarcoma from our friends at the Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative.   What causes liposarcoma? Scientists do not yet know the cause of liposarcoma. Although patients sometimes notice a tumor after they experience an injury, liposarcoma is not known to be caused by trauma. It is also not known to develop from benign lipomas, which are harmless lumps of fat. What are the symptoms of liposarcoma? Most people with liposarcoma do not feel sick. They might notice a lump (which[...]
The Wendy Walk is proud to announce our partnership with Robin Hoods a line of stylish, comfortable head covers developed by Tracey Van Voorhis as a result of her mother’s battle with brain cancer. Robin Hoods are the perfect accessory for all women as they bridge the gap between fashion and function.When you buy The Billie in Amethyst or The Galvin in Blush Robin Hoods will donate $25 of each sale directly to The Wendy Walk. Buy them by visiting http://www.robin-hoods.com/products/the-galvin-in-blush