CANCER ADVENTURES is a 501(c)(3)
non-profit funded by
grant awards, donations and proceeds from the book,
Cancer Adventures: Turning loss into triumph.
We are dedicated to the message
of cancer prevention, early detection, survivorship and quality of life with a focus on
nutrition, physical activity and giving back to make a difference
National Cancer Institute estimates there were 3 million cancer
survivors in America in 1971. Today there are 12 million strong.
study produced by the
Advisory Board Company in 2008 cites a LIVESTRONG
poll that confirms that 49 percent
of cancer survivors identified unmet survivorship needs: “Of
particular concern … patients felt their oncologists were either
unwilling or unable to properly address their needs.”