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Cancer Resource Centers of Mendocino County: Helping More Than 4,000 County Residents Face Cancer Since 1995!

What are the first thoughts that come to mind when a person hears the terrifying words, “you have cancer…?” Most people feel overwhelmed and immediately wonder how they will cope, how they will find answers to their questions, and how they will make their way through the medical mazes that loom before them. These are the very questions that gave birth to the Cancer Resource Centers of Mendocino County. In 1995, a group of friends—all [...]

By | March 26th, 2014|additional news, informative|0 Comments

2013 Big River Walk & Paddle

In 2013 our 14th Annual Big River Walk and Paddle was a great day! Thank you to everyone that came out and supported the Cancer Resource Centers of Mendocino County! Your support keeps our doors open! We had a beautiful sunny day and around 90 walkers and paddlers enjoying it. We started the day with some coffee compliments of Thanksgiving Coffee and a remembrance ceremony by the waters edge led by Sara O’Donnell. Then we [...]

By | June 28th, 2013|events|0 Comments

Screen My Colon

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Throughout the month of March, the Cancer Resource Centers of Mendocino County is promoting awareness of colorectal cancer in a series of four articles written by Claudia Crosetti. Four Articles (pdfs): Early Colorectal Cancer Signs and Recommended Screening Risk Factors Lowering Risk Factors Through a High Fiber Diet Recipes for Health Additional Info: Colorectal Cancer Fact Sheet Colorectal Cancer Poster  

By | May 23rd, 2012|additional news, informative|0 Comments

A Cancer Survivor’s Story

  by Jennifer Coursey Grant Coursey in 2012 In March 2001, Grant was sixteen months old (and I was seven months pregnant with Sean). Grant had been wheezing, so we thought he had asthma. A chest x-ray suggested a much scarier diagnosis. Follow up scans at UCSF revealed neuroblastoma pushing on Grant's windpipe, wrapped around his spinal cord and inside his left ribcage pushing his lung forward to the point where no air could [...]

By | May 13th, 2012|public interest|0 Comments

Our rural work recognized

by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for patient navigation with decisional support! Community Health Leader Honored for Creating a Valuable Resource for Rural Cancer Patients. Following her own struggle to access care in an underserved area, Sara O'Donnell helped design a program that's becoming a model for enhancing rural health care.

By | July 20th, 2011|additional news, informative|0 Comments