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How many times …

  … must this be said until all cancer survivors listen? AS MANY TIMES AS IT TAKES. This recent LA Times article Exercise Pumps Up Effectiveness of Breast Cancer Therapy, Study Finds says it all. Although this article targets breast cancer survivors, at NCCF we believe in t
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Sound Familiar?

“The most shocking thing to me was that after treatment was done, I felt more physically, mentally and spiritually frail then I had during.” “I had been physically active before cancer, but after cancer I couldn’t figure out how to start regaining strength. I went to
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Seeking nutritional advice?

Marys Reality Based Nutrition  “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” HippocratesNo question we all miss Mary Hollander but no reason we should miss out on her sage nutritional advice. Mary intends to post a weekly blog and share it – Mary’s good a
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Gratitude

One of my most treasured possessions sits atop of my night stand…a gift from a dear friend.  It is a smooth, round, medium-sized greyish stone with the word ‘Gratitude’ etched into it.  There are times I cup it between my hands while meditating and just breathe in the essence of
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Two Large Handfuls Of Courage

“Sometimes the courage comes in big chunks, enough to sustain you for weeks. Other times, it is granules that are just enough to keep you going one moment at a time.” Wonderful read, do not miss A Recipe for Living with Metastatic Cancer blog by Tori Tomalia CURE Magazine
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“Are you cured yet?”

No. “In remission?” No. “Cancer-Free?” No. “Are you dying?” Tough to answer, aren’t we all dying? “Huh?” “OK, what the heck’s up with your cancer?” I have chronic cancer. “What?” The word chronic resid
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Hooked

This short article The Benefits of Personal Training in the latest CURE Magazine is a worthwhile read. NCCF firmly believes in “the positive effect of exercise” for cancer survivors. Have a look. NCCF members are hooked. You?  
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Mythbusters

Exercise Proposition: Engaging in physical activity, such as walking, running or recreational sports, can improve cancer survival. Verdict: Confirmed. The evidence showing that regular moderate-to-vigorous exercise improves survival for men and women diagnosed with a range of cancers
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Here Comes The Sun

  Outdoor activities are a key part to any healthy lifestyle. Here in So CA we are fortunate to be blessed with sun year round, allowing us to be outside and active almost 365 days a year. Getting outside for even a brief period each day keeps us healthy. Taking the proper steps
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Partnerships & Friendships

NCCF is so fortunate to be in North San Diego County and to be partnered with so many wonderful organizations offering their services to the cancer community. While we are grateful for these partnerships we are more inclined to be thankful for the friendships that develop from them. W
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