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Spotlight On: SHARE's African American Program

What did the African American program look like in its early days? 

Dominique: This program was created with the knowledge that women of color are ...

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Celebrating International Women's Month at SHARE

"I've worked for women's cancer nonprofits for over 25 years and through my position as director of SHARE's uterine/endometrial cancer program, I've been ...

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Ambassador Spotlight: Nefa-Tari Moore

Tell us about your cancer experience 
I am a three-time cancer survivor, twice uterine and then ovarian cancer. I've been free of uterine cancer ...

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Ambassador Spotlight: Lisa B Jones

Tell us about your cancer experience 

My cancer experience started with my mother’s breast cancer diagnosis when I was about 7 years old. This ...

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Ambassador Spotlight: Kareen Lambert

Tell us about your cancer experience 

I have experienced all aspects of cancer as part of my career, volunteerism, advocacy for myself and others, ...

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Ambassador Spotlight: Rose John

Tell us about your cancer experience 

I was first diagnosed with cancer when I was 44 years old. I was a single mother of 2 boys, 14 and 18. At ...

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Aisha's Cervical Cancer Story

A few days after I celebrated my 32nd birthday, I decided it was time to look into some symptoms that were bothering me. I've always been really in ...

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A Look Back at SHARE with Diane George

What was it like when you walked into that room at NYU, more than 40 years ago, with your diagnosis fresh in your mind, and SHARE in its earliest ...

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Thank You Kathy for 21 Years at SHARE!

Kathy Hynes-Kadish has been a dedicated volunteer at SHARE for 21 years, facilitating support groups and answering Helpline calls to be an anchor for ...

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Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Ellen

Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline volunteer?
After I was diagnosed, I contacted Sharsheret, who was quite helpful at the ...

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Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Chandra

1. Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline volunteer?

I know first-hand how empathy combined with care and knowledge can ease some ...

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How Can a Disease that Kills Be Called Chronic?

written by Christine Benjamin, LMSW
Senior Director of Patient Services and Education, SHARE Cancer Support

Every time I hear someone call Metastatic ...

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Mocktails and Cocktails for SHARE's Volunteer Party

Our Volunteer Party is a way to thank and celebrate you, our incredible volunteers. Join us on Monday, February 22, for an evening of games, prizes, a ...

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Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Arlene

Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer?

Back in March of 2015, I was diagnosed with breast cancer.  In my research ...

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Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Susan

Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer?

I decided to become a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer to reciprocate ...

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Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Karen

1. Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline volunteer?
Marjorie Schwartz, a Helpline Volunteer and Mentor,  suggested I volunteer for ...

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SHARE's Virtual Gala Recipes 2020

SHARE's Virtual Gala, A Second Helping of Life, is celebrating its seventeenth year on Monday, September 21, 2020. This year, attendees will join the ...

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Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Ilene

Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline volunteer?

This is my second experience as a helpline volunteer. In 2016 I was diagnosed ...

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Rosalind's Uterine Cancer Story

My Name is Rosalind B. Pettiford. On November 2, 2009, I heard the terrifying words: “You have Uterine Cancer.” My only symptom was bleeding on ...

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Marita's Uterine Cancer Story

I am very grateful that SHARE decided to start supporting women with
endometrial cancer so that I could join the community and benefit from its resources. ...

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Karen's Uterine Cancer Story

April 28th was the fourth anniversary of the most frightening event of my life.  I found myself remembering, in sharp detail waking up hemorrhaging, ...

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Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Janise

1. Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline volunteer?
I found out about SHARE from a fellow SHARE volunteer that I met at a breast ...

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Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Monica

Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline volunteer?

When I was first diagnosed, I remember feeling completely overwhelmed and scared. ...

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Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Leslie

This is part of our "Meet a Volunteer" series, highlighting the incredible ovarian and breast cancer survivors and thrivers who volunteer with SHARE to ...

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