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Christy Grunst Black

September 27, 2013 mhyh 0

I’ve known Christy Grunst Black her entire life [and] yes, that makes me older for the rest of my days.She is family, yet perhaps more importantly, she is treasure, a friend-treasured.Today, I celebrate her! From Disney World to Rehobeth [and] Port Charlotte to Lake Chautau …

Survivorship Guidelines for the Adult Survivor of Adult Cancer

September 13, 2013 mhyh 0

I’ve been looking high and low for a compilation of the recommended long term follow up of adult survivors of adult cancers because myHeart, yourHands (MHYH) is NOT just about survivors of childhood cancers. Sadly, I have been disappointed to find that the late effects …

Life Is a Highway

September 7, 2013 mhyh 0

Life is a highway or so it seems these last 10 days as I have traveled from GA to PA to OH to GA last weekend, then GA to OH again on Thursday to be with MHYH’s cofounder, Judy Bode, and her sweet, sweet family as Judy received her heart-gifted-to-her on Thursday, 9/5 a …

September: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

August 30, 2013 mhyh 1

September, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, begins on Sunday, so buckle up and get ready for an incredible ride with MHYH at your service. MHYH will be focusing on survivorship during September and October as we have a kinship with survivors of childhood cancer as well as wi …

Kindred Comfort

August 28, 2013 mhyh 0

Where there is kindred, there is comfort. Two individuals: alike, yet distinct in this moment. Two lives: threatened, in youth; restored, with consequence. Two hearts: broken, beyond repair; stitched together, no fear of rejection. Yet, One longs to embrace a new heart while …

MHYH and the GivCause Network

August 27, 2013 mhyh 0

myHeart, yourHands will be featured on GivLive Thursday, August 29th which is THIS Thursday at 7pm PDT/10pm EDT. GivCause is a global online network that partners with charities, non-profits, and cause driven organizations like MHYH to share a message that connects them to …

The Science of Late Effects

August 24, 2013 mhyh 0

Scientific Literature Related to Late Effects of Cancer Treatment and Rooted in Ongoing Data Collection *Literature is listed in chronological order to provide context for recent findings Knowledge Gaps among Survivors and Providers: 1) Childhood Cancer Survivors’ Knowl …

Do the Knowledge

August 24, 2013 mhyh 0

I have been struck by the frequency with which I am hearing the words, “I Never Knew.” These three words pack quite a punch in terms of potential consequence in the lives of cancer survivors, thus MHYH is introducing a new tagline: Do the Knowledge. To assist you …

Living Amidst the Potential Late Effects of Cancer Treatment

August 22, 2013 mhyh 11

The potential late effects of cancer treatment walk hand in hand with the unknown. On one hand you wonder IF you will experience physical and/or emotional late effects, and IF you do, then what will you experience and when will you experience them. The unknown and uncertainty …