I can only imagine how heartbreaking and terrifying it is to have a child diagnosed with cancer. My heart goes out to every family that has been affected by cancer, childhood cancer or otherwise. I recently read that cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in children from …
The Gift of Life: A touching short film about the spirit of the Lazarex Cancer Foundation mission to help people of all ages, with all types of cancer, from all walks of life, in all clinical trials all over the country. Included are a few patients' stories, interviews with patients and patients' families, Lazarex President Dana Dornsife and Board Member Jerry Sappington.
Part of the Lazarex mission is to promote awareness about cancer prevention, early detection and clinical trials through community education and outreach. We partnered with Eden Medical Center to offer this community event in San Leandro, CA.
Mike Snyder is many things, among them a #cancerfighter, a Lazarex VIP (very important patient) and an excellent writer and speaker. Read his blog here about "Dealing with pre-appointment anxiety and doubt".
Lazarex Cancer Foundation builds a bridge to hope, dignity and life for late stage cancer patients by providing financial assistance to cover the costs associated with patient participation in FDA clinical trials. Additionally we help patients navigate their clinical trial options and provide community education and outreach services. We help patients of all ages with all forms of cancer take advantage of medical breakthroughs today, because they may not have a tomorrow.