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Hospital Partner Spotlight:  UW Medicine – Valley Medical Center
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Hospital Partner Spotlight: UW Medicine – Valley Medical Center

When did Valley Medical Center first start coordinating with Cancer Lifeline and our programs? How have things grown over time? We have been working with Cancer Lifeline since 2006. Over the years, our working relationship has grown into a wonderful collaborative partnership.  We rely heavily on a shared commitment to provide access to cancer support resources close...

Instructions to the Portrait Artist
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Instructions to the Portrait Artist

Move your brush and paint boldly. Create my likeness on this canvas. Let the world see me as I see myself. Make this silver hair shine, my face contemplative, the wrinkles and fine lines an honorable embellishment. Fashion my eyes kind, as inviting portals into my soul. Allow talented hands to recreate the vastness of...

Spotlight On: Virginia Mason Cancer Institute
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Spotlight On: Virginia Mason Cancer Institute

While the initial conversations with Virginia Mason Cancer Institute and Cancer Lifeline began several years ago, Cancer Lifeline’s programs at VMMC came online in 2019 with just a handful of support groups and classes. With patient feedback, Cancer Lifeline and Virginia Mason Cancer Institute work closely together to grow and diversify the range of offerings....

From the Executive Director – Winter 2020
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From the Executive Director – Winter 2020

Dear Friends of Cancer Lifeline: Silver Linings. A handful of unexpected but welcomed discoveries have powered us through this most challenging and disruptive year. At the onset of the pandemic, like most organizations, Cancer Lifeline moved everything online and our staff quickly set up offices at their dining room tables. At the same time, we...

Why I Give
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Why I Give

Recently we caught up with long-time Cancer Lifeline Advisory Board Member and Chair of the Annual Resources for Hope fundraiser, Monica Adams to learn more about her on-going commitment to Cancer Lifeline. Monica is pictured here on the right with Lynn Behar. What brought me to Cancer Lifeline? My neighbor and dear friend, Lynn Behar brought me...

Why I Volunteer for Cancer Lifeline
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Why I Volunteer for Cancer Lifeline

I first learned about Cancer Lifeline through Volunteer Match. I felt that my training as a counselor, coupled with my past experience as a hospice worker, would serve me well as a Cancer Lifeline volunteer. Of the four members of my immediate family, I am the only one not to have received a cancer diagnosis...