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Suleika Jaouad

United We Stand

Heidi Adams | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Heidi Adams

As a young adult cancer patient, you are always the odd man out, whether you are being treated in a center that focuses on pediatric patients or adult patients. But when a group is united, research can be done, solutions can be found, and strides can be made.

Another Awareness Week?

Heidi Adams | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Heidi Adams

It does seem as if there are a lot of "awareness days/weeks/months" on the books. Every possible disease and issue seems to have one. Some of them are entertaining, some silly and redundant. Others can be game changers. National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week is in the game-changer category.

On Women, Power and Fashion

Prabal Gurung | Posted 10.05.2013 | Style
Prabal Gurung

I have always believed that with more women in power and more feminine influence in society, the world would be more empathetic and compassionate and would become a better place. With this in mind, I have decided to pay tribute, and start a series on my blog called 'Monday Muse.' Our first Monday Muse is Suleika Jaouad.

The Evolution of Young Adult Cancer Awareness

Heidi Adams | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Adams

While much progress has been made, there is still far to go in order for newly diagnosed young adult patients to reap the benefits of that progress the instant they hear the words, "You have cancer."

My Cancer Isn't Pink -- So Why Do You Want It To Be?

Erika Lade | Posted 12.17.2012 | Women
Erika Lade

I was suddenly spurned out into the churning, frenetic nature of Manhattan with beguiling news. I had cancer. And pretty bad, too.