Entries by Ariane Watkins

“Doctor Targets Gene Mutations for Cancer Care”

By Lauren Dunn/June 8, 2016/NBC News A researcher works at the University of California San Francisco’s Center for BRCA Research. As more is learned about what causes cancer, scientists are discovering it can be less important where the disease is located and more crucial to know if it has a certain genetic mutation. At the […]

Living Every Day

Dana Zieman and Nikki Mitchell Dana Zieman wrote candidly about her battle with pancreatic cancer in Georgia’s Rome News-Tribune for a year until her death in April of 2016. On August 6, 2015, she wrote: “In beginning this series of columns, I hope to express some of the emotions, reactions and ideas we cancer patients […]

Why I Volunteer

By Trisha Cargile Everyone always asks why I am so passionate about helping others. Most people don’t understand having a passion for something usually means it holds a special place in your heart or has affected you in one way or another. Mine starts off from a time that I honestly can’t even recollect. I […]

Watch the Inspiring ‘Miss Sharon Jones!’ Trailer

“They said I was too fat, too black, too short and too old,” powerhouse singer says. “And look at me now.” By Althea Legaspi June 30, 2016/Rolling Stone Magazine The trailer for Miss Sharon Jones!, the documentary that traces soul singer Sharon Jones’ career and ongoing cancer battle over the course of a harrowing year, has been released. The […]