Cancer

NVJune2020Blog

Different Kinds of Cancer Neuroendocrine Carcinoma: Part 1 of Series

Welcome to Nancy Valenkamph Foundation’s Different Kinds of Cancer series. This is a short series where we talk about an array of cancers. The first on the list is Neuroendocrine Carcinoma, which was Nancy’s diagnosis. We hope to promote education and awareness in the fight against cancer through our blogs. To begin, it is important to define […]

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NancyVFeb2020Blog

Giving for Hope

To have hope is to believe a desired outcome will come to fruition…even when the outlook is grim. Hope is important with cancer. Without hope, it is hard to move forward with the fight. Hope can lift a cloud of darkness and make a tough situation bearable. How can you spread hope to cancer patients

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NancyV2020Blog

Cancer Treatments

The goal of any cancer treatment is to cure the person of cancer, or at least stop its progression. Numerous types of cancer treatments exist. The doctors in charge of a patient’s treatment will weigh many factors and treat each case individually. Factors that will define the course of treatment are stage of cancer, general

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NancyVJuly2020Blog

Different Kinds of Cancer Lung Cancer: Part 2 of Series

Welcome to the Nancy Valenkamph Foundation’s Different Kinds of Cancer series. This is a short blog series where we talk about an array of cancers. The first on the list was Nancy’s diagnosis: Neuroendocrine Carcinoma. If you didn’t catch our first blog, CLICK HERE to be all caught up. We hope to promote education and awareness in the fight

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NVDec2019Blog

What is Cancer? 10 Facts

Someone you know has battled cancer. Maybe you are fighting it yourself. This terrible disease is wide-spread and affects millions of families all over the world. But what exactly is cancer? ‘Cancer’ is the Latin word for ‘crab’. When doctors first discovered the disease, they noted that the abnormal cells resemble a crab and that

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