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  • Cancer Awareness – beyond the ribbon

      September is __________ Cancer Awareness Month: Ovarian Cancer Childhood Cancer Prostate Cancer Thyroid Cancer Gynecological cancer which includes ovarian cancer cervical cancer vaginal cancer vulvar cancer uterine cancer Blood Cancer (or more specifically) Hodgkins Lymphoma Leukemia Lymphoma All of these cancers deserve awareness but with such a crowded field, ...

    Posted at September 14, 2015 | By : | Categories : Events,News | Comments Off on Cancer Awareness – beyond the ribbon
  • Next up for TEAM KEVIN and Elixir…

    TEAM KEVIN On November 1, 2015 TEAM KEVIN will hit the streets of NY to take on the TCS New York City Marathon. Jill Hutchinson, Kurt Heinrich, Meg McQuarrie, Shelly Moore and Jeanine Gaston will run all 5 boroughs to raise money and awareness for the Elixir Fund. Each member has pledged to raise $2,500 in support of Elixir Fund and the testing and launch of the Elixir ...

    Posted at September 9, 2015 | By : | Categories : Events,News | Comments Off on Next up for TEAM KEVIN and Elixir…
  • True Friends

    They say when you or a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, you find out who your true friends are. I am fortunate to say that they are so many wonderful people that stepped up for Kevin and myself in big and in small ways; and so many of them continue to step up and support the Elixir Fund. One in particular is the inspiration behind TEAM KEVIN running the TCS New York City Marathon. [caption ...

    Posted at August 31, 2015 | By : | Categories : Events,News | Comments Off on True Friends
  • Why Shelly Moore is running the TCS New York City Marathon

    On November 1, 2015 TEAM KEVIN will take to the streets of NYC for the TCS New York City Marathon to benefit the Elixir Fund. We will be profiling each of the members of the team. This week we would like to introduce Shelly Moore. You can support her race at https://www.crowdrise.com/ElixirFundNYC2015/fundraiser/shellyandjeanine A little over 2 years ago I was overweight, struggling with my health and generally unhappy in ...

    Posted at August 24, 2015 | By : | Categories : Events,News | Comments Off on Why Shelly Moore is running the TCS New York City Marathon
  • National Immunization Awareness Month

    August is, among other things, National Immunization Awareness Month. It seems like a good time to discuss HPV Vaccines. There are actually three vaccines (Cervarix, Gardasil, and Gardasil 9), and two protect agains genial warts and anal cancer. I realize that the HPV Vaccine is still a hotbed issue. Partly because it is difficult and uncomfortable for parents to think about protecting their young children from a future sexually transmitted disease. Also because there are reports and concerns ...

    Posted at August 10, 2015 | By : | Categories : Events,News | Comments Off on National Immunization Awareness Month