Valleys: Episode 3 -- 'This Guilty Feeling'
"I came here for you, but a lot of what is coming out is me... all that seems to do is compound this feeling of guilt." Annie, Valleys: Episode 3 -- "This Guilty Feeling" (watch the episode below!)Introduction by Lisa Lamont
Talking about cancer can be difficult. And for many, the thought of sharing their actual feelings about cancer with those they love can feel insurmountable. Read more
Valleys: Episode 2 -- "A Cruel Joke"
"And he said... you're pregnant." - Amy, Valleys: Episode 2 -- "A Cruel Joke"
(watch the episode below!)
Introduction by Pat Taylor
If a photo is worth a thousand words, then a film is priceless. A film is a living, breathing entity that allows you to bear witness to a story as it is unfolding. Read more
Valleys: Episode 1 -- "A Two-Edged Sword"
"We need to know what's going on. How can we help if we don't?"
-Paul, Valleys: Episode 1 -- "A Two-Edged Sword" (watch the episode below!)
Introduction by Karen Ambrogi
What Cancer Taught Me
Cancer. Those two syllables have such power to transform life, to shift reality and time. It is an initiation that reveals to us our deepest, darkest fears as well as our light. Cancer changes everything. It is the great equalizer and it does not discriminate.
Runners’ epic journey ends in Reston
Duo runs nine marathons in nine days for cancer researchBy Nick Eilerson
Sunday’s Runners Marathon of Reston was full of ambitious men and women determined to push beyond physical limitations, their souls burning with a relentless drive bordering on masochism. If the prospect of running the mile in gym class is enough to fill a fourth grader’s heart with dread, imagine what the thought of running 26.2 miles can do to the psyche of your average adult.
Four of Danville’s Best Recognized
Dana Dornsife, Citizen of the Year
In 2003, Dana’s focus turned to cancer as she watched a family member succumb to pancreatic cancer at age 42. In 2006, she founded Lazarex Cancer Foundation and currently serves as its President. Lazarex is a non-profit that exists to help fill the gap in resources for end stage cancer patients seeking treatment in FDA clinical trials.
Dana serves on several boards; Epeius Biotechnologies, developing genetic medicines
for the treatment of cancer; the USC Brain and Creativity Institute and the USC Huntington Institute for Advanced Studies.
Dana is also a co-owner of the highly popular restaurant Martini Sky in the Danville Livery. Read More
Valleys: New Webseries About Cancer and Life (TRAILER)
It has been four years this month since I finished treatments.
For a while right after finishing I figured I was an expert and knew how to handle this cancer thing. I thought I could be a great mentor to current young adult cancer patients and provide all the answers that they needed.
After four years and meeting hundreds of other young adult survivors I know that I don't really have as much to offer others as I first imagined. Really, the only thing that I can do is tell them my story and encourage them to tell me theirs... and then really listen and care about what they say.
Lazarex Cancer Foundation Receives the GuideStar Exchange Seal as a Demonstration of Its Commitment to Transparency
Danville, CA – Lazarex Cancer Foundation received the GuideStar Exchange Seal, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information. The Seal demonstrates to Lazarex Cancer Foundation's vast support-base our deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability.
- The Lifeline
- How to Maintain a Positive Mindset When Dealing With Chronic Illness
- Friends & Family of 1515 Restaurant & Lounge Golf Tournament
- Anderson Carpet Golf Tournament
- Giving Thanks "Battle for a Lifetime"
- PaleoCleanse for Life and for Lazarex Sponsored by Fit Mind n Body
- Introducing Karen Weixel
- Introducing Carol Meyer
- The Lazarex Legacy Program
- Introducing Cynthia Sandoval
- Save the Date: September 29, 2012 - You Won't Want to Miss This Gala!
- New and Fun Ways to Support Lazarex
- Soul Fest to benefit Lazarex Cancer Foundation
- Lazarex Cancer Foundation has bibs for Marine Corps Marathon
- Happy 30th Birthday Brittany Hess!!!
- Expanding Health Care Access — A Case Study
- PGA Tour Returns to the East Bay
- Real estate professionals complete Tinker Bell Half Marathon
- Our Sponsors: GILLIG
- Meet New Staff Member Pam Shaw
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"What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal." Albert PikeDear Friends,
As the sun sets earlier in the day, signaling the holiday celebrations to come, I find myself reflecting on the challenges humankind has faced this year. Read More »
Lazarex Cancer Screening/ Clinical trials
Run a Marathon against Cancer
Quality of Life: How to Fight Fatigue During and After Cancer Treatment
What to Do When You Get the Word
Dealing with Hair Loss or the Art of Wig Buying
The Amazing New Hope For Leukemia Patients
Have you heard of arsenic being used to save lives before? No, well that’s about to change. Arsenic, which is typically associated with death, has shown substantial positive effects on the survival of those who are diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia – also referred to as APL.
Understanding clinical trial benefits for cancer: The FAQ's to help you decide
Some of the best research is done through clinical trials. We are talking about the research that helps find cures, answers, and solutions to the most deadly diseases we know about – especially cancer.
Insurance coverage starts to embrace clinical trials for cancer
Many states have started to be more embracing to cancer clinical trials in regards to their insurance coverage. This is a positive sign for every individual who is undergoing an epic battle with cancer and wants to be a part of the solution.
What did you do with your day? I survived
Clinical trials for the treatment of cancer help give people the inspiration of just one more day to embrace their lives and love their families. People who have fourth stage cancer realize that each and every day becomes a gift.