Who’s That? Kimberly Paul

I believe we avoid the death and dying conversation because it truly reminds us that we are not living the life we desire. So, we must first answer the question, why are we choosing to numb out, not be present, and avoid hard conversations that would only improve our human experience? It’s a fair question, right?

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Harnessing The Immune System To Fight Cancer

A Scientist’s Dream Fulfilled: Harnessing The Immune System To Fight Cancer
 
Jim Allison in his lab at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Scott Dalton for NPR

Jim Allison in his lab at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.
Scott Dalton for NPR

Sharon Belvin’s nightmare with cancer began in 2004, when she was just 22.

Belvin was an avid runner but said she suddenly found she couldn’t climb the stairs without “a lot of difficulty breathing.”

Eventually, after months of fruitless treatments for lung ailments like

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National Cancer Survivors Day

Hope-Abounds-LogoToday is a very special day, “National Cancer Survivors Day!” This word “survivor” describes a person that receives a cancer diagnosis at the time they are diagnosed! We honor those who have fought this courageous journey and received your healing here on earth AND we treasure the memory of those who have received their ultimate healing and are waiting for us in Heaven! We are so proud of the faith, courage and HOPE each one kept in their heart as they made their journey and we applaud those who stood beside you!
I have to admit that we are very proud of our own daughter who is the premise of the foundation of HOPE ABOUNDS! We continue to have the privilege of supporting those who reach out to us.
God Bless all of you…..you know who you are….our hero’s that continue to inspire us whether in person or through our memories.

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The Cancer Forum

Hope you will register for a great evening of education. It’s this Thursday at CFCC (Daniel’s Hall) and also live streaming to Columbus Regional Hospital in Whiteville and Novant Hospital in Brunswick County. It’s free to the public and also CME credited to medical personnel.

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Stepping Into Your Gene’s with Miss Wilmington

Thank you Paxton for all you did for Women of Hope this year as you represented us so well as Miss Wilmington! You blessed us so much with your energy, contagious smile and personality the integrity of your reign. Thank you for making “Stepping Into Your Gene’s” program a wonderful educational success. Looking forward to having you serve another year with us and always know we love you beyond words! Blessings, Kenny & Elizabeth

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Genetic Testing For Cancer by Mary Katherine Battle

MaryKate_ Stepping 2Mary Katherine Battle
Mrs. Susan Hubbard
Honors English IV
21 September 2015

Genetic Testing For Cancer

The medical field is a field that is constantly advancing; whether it be with research, testing, or cures, there is always beneficial studies being discovered. Although, genetic testing for different types of cancers is a topic that is developing perhaps more than most. Scientists and doctors are always finding new research to improve the accuracy of tests that can determine if an individual has a gene that dramatically increases their risk for cancer. In order to help prevent cancer, it is imperative to know what genetic testing is, the statistics surrounding the research, and the benefits it can have on one’s life.

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