14-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Cast In San Diego Theater’s Ballet

December 14, 2016 7:19 pm

A 14-year-old cancer survivor was cast in her dream role this holiday season only a year after the disease had dashed her hopes to perform as Clara in the Christmas classic The Nutcracker. Caitlyn Feddock, who will perform the role … Read more

5 Lessons From An Ovarian Cancer Survivor

November 11, 2016 6:00 pm

In 1997 I was 27, happy, free, and traveling the world as a flight attendant. Newly married and ready to have a baby, I felt strong and invincible. My future was unfolding just as I expected it to. Until the … Read more

One Season Or Experience Ends, and Another Begins

September 26, 2016 7:43 pm

By: Annette McElhiney

Each of us wears a pair of glasses through the prism of which all things are viewed and interpreted. Having been diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer in 2008, my glasses are forever skewed by that particular experience.… Read more

Resilience: A Necessary Ingredient in Overcoming Cancer

June 23, 2016 11:26 pm

By: Annette McElhiney

“Resilience presents a challenge for psychologists. Whether you can be said to have it or not largely depends not on any particular psychological test but on the way your life unfolds. If you are lucky enough to Read more

Ovarian Cancer: Please Don’t Say It Is Lethal

April 12, 2016 6:33 pm

When you’re diagnosed with cancer, there are so many feelings to experience that it’s difficult to put a name to them all. A regular listing of emotions stretches from upset, shocked and dismayed to scared and anxious.

After being told … Read more

When Cancer Is A Teaching Experience

January 21, 2016 8:46 pm

For the first chunk of her adult life, Peg Ford had plenty of jobs. Secretary for the Toronto Maple Leafs ice-hockey team. Administrative assistant for a mortgage banking company. Freelance public-relations and marketing consultant. Then she was diagnosed with ovarian … Read more

What Women Need to Know about Ovarian Cancer

January 2, 2016 7:36 pm

What have you learned about ovarian cancer? In this webinar, presented by Mayo clinic cancer specialists, there is a discussion about the signs and symptoms that would women and those close to them should know about.

Gynecologic cancer specialists Jamie … Read more

What I’m Grateful For, Thanksgiving 2015

November 24, 2015 10:51 pm

What are you grateful for this Thanksgiving? Annette McElhiney, ovarian cancer survivor and advocate, has much to be thankful for this year and every year. She wrote a post for the Clearity Portal. Read an excerpt below.

I’m grateful to … Read more

Liz Laats Shares Her Story at Clearity’s Glitter and Glue for Good

October 27, 2015 11:00 am

Check out Liz Laats’ amazing speech at Glitter and Glue for Good, not a dry eye in the house.

Thank you to everyone who joined us on March 7th for the inaugaural Glitter & Glue for Good event. More than … Read more

A Heart to Heart Community for Ovarian Cancer Survivors

October 17, 2015 11:00 am

Welcome to my Heart to Heart blog designed in the Clearity Portal to provide ovarian cancer survivors with a “cozy space” where we know we will be welcomed and supported.

I’ve been an ovarian cancer survivor for 7 years. I’ve … Read more