Tag Archives: Survivors

Why Is World Cancer Day Observed? Theme for 2019 and Significance of This Day Dedicated to Cancer Survivors Across the World

World cancer day theme and significance. (Photo Credit: Flickr) Cancer is a progressive disease that has been taking so many lives on earth, without any cure. The treatment consists of chemotherapy however with no certainty that it will work. Scientists and experts all across the world are trying to eradicate the disease and working towards… Read More »

Stroke Survivors’ Unhealthy Choices

If you had a stroke and survived the ordeal without permanent disability, you’d do everything in your power to get healthier and lower your risk of a repeat incidence, right? Unfortunately, while that might seem like the most rational plan, people don’t always behave rationally, and sometimes good intentions only last so long. And that’s… Read More »

Camp Bluebird — Celebrating 25 Years of Support for Cancer Survivors

For many, the words “summer camp” conjure great memories, and Mission Health’s Camp Bluebird is no exception. What makes Camp Bluebird unique is the campers – and the life-changing experience they share: a diagnosis of cancer. Sure, there’s tons of laughter, bonfires and even s’mores, but there are also reiki (healing touch therapy) sessions, Q&As… Read More »