The Caregiver’s Experience
Ashley tells us the realistic truth of being a caregiver.
“Sharing your story is something that’s important.”
Cat shares how she’s changed for the better from the beginning of her journey. She’s proud to use her personal story to guide other people.
Read Cat’s story here.
Talking About Diagnosis
In our interview, Larry told us how he revealed the truth of his diagnosis to his young sons. His eldest, Jaime surprised Larry with his response.
Giving Back to the Community
Be awesome! Do some good. It’s a great time to make a difference in your community! Do something kind or unexpected for someone. It can be a simple act. Hold the door for someone. Compliment a stranger. Donate your talents or expertise to a local non-profit.
Robin and her daughter, Natalie tell us how Robin’s cancer journey brought the family closer together. After the initial shock of diagnosis, Robin wanted her children to carry on with their daily routines. By continuing to live their lives, it helped her to focus on her recovery.
Larry generously shared his story with us in this interview. He found a lump in his neck during a self-exam, which later turned out to be squamous cell carcinoma. Larry bravely described how a difficult treatment affected his spirit and that his journey back to health is a daily task.
Virtual Kaleidoscope Gala
Original Air Date: Nov. 17, 2020
Our thanks to everyone who was able to attend and support our mission like never before! Our week-long celebration took place November 10th–17th with an online silent auction featuring extraordinary vacation packages, unique memorabilia, luxury items and more!
What’s THANC All About?
The THANC Guide
We revised the THANC Guide in May 2020. It’s a robust resource that provides knowledge, hope and support to thyroid, head & neck cancer patients, their caregivers and loved ones.
THANC focuses on community awareness and education as well as patient outreach and support programs. The TCCC, which is a thyroid disease-specific electronic health record system and the Head and Neck Cancer Guide, a comprehensive resource to help patients and their loved ones understand and prepare for every step of the cancer journey.