Tag Archives: gift cancer patient

How come the doctors never mention drains after surgery?

Or if they do mention them- it’s in passing. Like it’s no big deal. Well, it IS a big deal! Only because most people are unprepared for them. Where do I put them? How do I shower with them? And what? I have to have them for another 2 weeks??? Are you kidding me?  The [...]

Bald is Beautiful, Henna tattoos on Cancer patients

When I was at a C4YW Conference in February, I met a woman named Stephanie who just finished Chemo and she has a henna tattoo on her scalp. It was awesome! Stephanie said it was her way of celebrating the end of Chemo. And you know I am all for throwing yourself an end of [...]

CancerVictory- practical gifts for cancer patients!

Welcome to Cancer Victory! After my battle with Breast Cancer in 2008, I was frustrated that practical and useful items to help with the side affects from treatment were not in the hospital gift shop. Why is it so difficult for the hospital gift shop to carry things other than jewelry, t-shirts, wigs, bras and [...]