Aug 01, 2015
MOST RECENT EPISODES What will cancer look like in the near future? JULY 31, 2015 Fighting Cancer Fighting Cancer Cancer is merciless. It can strike any time, spread without warning, and return unannounced.…

Cure Blog: Fear of Recurrence: Yes, I am afraid my cancer will come back.

Jun 26, 2015
Cancer survivors live with uncertainty. It just makes sense — not certainty, just sense. As a breast cancer and melanoma survivor, I live with uncertainty. I just had my five-year mammogram, and I am afraid…

Paying Tribute to My Own Life

Apr 24, 2015
This poem was written by Sarah W. Bartlett. It was "found" from lines shared around the circle during“Celebrating Courage and Change through Word and Image” workshop held at the recent Kindred Connections…

Mindfulness Workshop Opportunities for Cancer Survivors

Apr 15, 2015
Mindfulness workshop opportunities for Cancer Survivors, Family/Friends and Providers, April - June 2015 in Burlington

2015 List of Retreats, Camps and Resources for Cancer Patients

Mar 02, 2015
List of retreats/camps 2015 and resources for cancer patientsStowe Weekend of Hope 1 – 3, 2015 in Stowe VTOpen to all cancer survivors. Hope on the Rise APPLY…

Transformative Meditation Practice at Hope Lodge

Feb 20, 2015
Transformative Meditation Practice using: Tibetan Singing Bowls, Harp, Drumming, Voice, and Imagery. Transformative Meditation Practice using: Tibetan Singing Bowls,Harp, Drumming, Voice, and Imagery.  April…

Poems in honor of Ondis Eardensohn by Gregory Sanford

Feb 18, 2015
These poems are a dedication to Ondis from her loving partner of 34 years, Gregory Sanford. COMPANIONABLE SILENCE Companionable silence, Without a companion Is only silence. Not absolute silence, The…

Cancer Survivorship - Latest Data for Vermont

Feb 02, 2015
In 2012 the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) in Vermont included a module with additional questions for those respondents who indicated that they had ever been diagnosed with any kind…

Survivor Story: Lisa Crowningsheild-Buck

Jan 30, 2015
I am one of the 186 women who are diagnosed with colorectal cancer each year in Vermont.    Freshly separated from my ex-husband, hoping for a new start, I sure got one.  On July 24, 2008, at age 42,…

HOPE FLAG Notecards Now Available

Aug 27, 2014
The second in a series of VCSN notecards is meant for people going through cancer or who have lost someone from cancer. It is available for purchase online or by contacting VCSN directly at The…