Francesca Halikias

16 Articles Published | Follow:
The Big C on the Big Screen

We asked, you answered! The cancer community gives perspective on the portrayal of cancer in movies and television, and all the things they wish the media knew about the journey.

Through Grace

Families with a member going through cancer can get a little R&R thanks to Waves of Grace, a nonprofit providing beach vacations.

Cancer Connection

Breast cancer warrior Yoli Origel details founding Cancer Kinship, an organization connecting warriors and thrivers for empowerment through human connection.

An At-Home Screening Test Meant To Save Your Life

Yla Flores wasn’t experiencing any symptoms of colon cancer, but she decided to undergo an at-home colon cancer test that her doctor offered. It was easier, less invasive and ended up saving her life.

The Supporter: Rana Bitar

Oncologist Rana Bitar talks about her new book “The Long Tale of Tears and Smiles: An Oncologist’s Journey” highlighting why it is so important for medical professionals to listen to warriors.

Guided by LOVEE

Breast cancer warrior and mindfulness facilitator Sharon Brock shares how her “LOVEE Method” inspired resilience throughout her own diagnosis and treatment.

Rising Up

Founder of Black Women Rising and breast cancer warrior Leanne Pero advocates for Black warriors and thrivers to receive the resources they need to beat cancer.

NCCN Announces New Screening Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer

Heather Matt, a four-year colorectal cancer warrior, describes her cancer experience at just 35 years old and how the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s new screening guidelines can save even more lives.

Looking Good, Feeling Better

Look Good Feel Better, a free program dedicated to helping participants with managing the appearance-related effects of cancer, is providing renewed hope and confidence to warriors everywhere.

Where Life Takes You

Tamron Little, who was diagnosed with peritoneal mesothelioma at just 21 years old, recalls her experience with the disease and how she never let it stop her from living each day with love.