Cancer Survivors Belly Dancing Together

By: Kristine Alarcon In Charlottesville, Virginia, women cancer survivors are belly dancing together at the My Body Raqs class. The belly dancing class was created specifically for cancer survivors to help them cope with movement through gentle dance. Any cancer survivor is welcome after treatment and diagnosis as no dance experience is required and the … Read moreCancer Survivors Belly Dancing Together

Cancer Survivor Story: The Cards She Wished She Got

By: Kristine Alarcon When Emily McDowell was 24-years-old, she survived Stage 3 Hodgkin’s lymphoma after nine months of radiation and chemo before going into remission. With a background in design, Emily McDowell launched “Empathy Cards” when she was 38-years-old. She started this project to say the things she wanted to hear when she was ill. … Read moreCancer Survivor Story: The Cards She Wished She Got