Navigation Links
Cancer Survivors Share The Day I Found Out(TM)
Date:10/2/2009

SEATTLE, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The day a person is diagnosed with cancer is one of the most difficult days of his or her life. While the Internet holds an endless supply of cancer related information, for an overwhelmed and frightened person, genuine emotional support is often hard to find. TheDayIFoundOut(TM) is an online community featuring the faces and voices of cancer survivors offering empathy, insight, advice and resources to help cancer patients take the first crucial steps toward beating their disease.

Launched in exclusive partnership with Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (for the Pacific Northwest region), TheDayIFoundOut.com launched with 23 compelling videos of cancer survivors, young and old, describing in candid and emotional detail the fateful day of their diagnosis, how they found the strength to face their disease and where they turned for help. The videos provide hope, inspiration and useful information to create a pathway for people facing the beginning of the cancer journey.

The videos are categorized on the site to allow visitors to quickly find someone who went through what they are about to face. Currently the site profiles patients diagnosed with breast cancer, cervical cancer, colon cancer, Hodgkin's lymphoma, leukemia, lung cancer, prostate cancer, sarcoma and testicular cancer. The site plans to expand beyond the initial patients with additional videos from patients across the country.

TheDayIFoundOut.com is the brainchild of Copacino+Fujikado, an advertising agency based in Seattle. Says founder Betti Fujikado, "Cancer has touched each of our lives in one way or another and we wanted to do something about it. We realized that although there are volumes of information about cancer online, this information can be overwhelming and leave people feeling confused and lost. Our hope is TheDayIFoundOut.com will give folks a first place to turn and a source of genuine comfort in a very scary time."

Selected patients from the TheDayIFoundOut.com are also featured in online, radio and television commercials for Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, as well as profiled on Seattle's KING-5 Evening Magazine.

SOURCE Copacino+Fujikado


'/>"/>
SOURCE Copacino+Fujikado
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. The Peninsula Chicago Gives Back During Breast Cancer Awareness Month
2. American Cancer Society awards 94 new research and training grants at 61 institutions nationwide
3. New Classification Proposed for Stomach Cancers
4. NEDD9 protein supports growth of aggressive breast cancer
5. More than 500 Breast Cancer Survivors and Community Supporters to Attend Annual 'Praise is The Cure' Event
6. Using Your Immune System to Fight Cancer
7. Food 4 Less Stores Giving Hope a Hand(R) in October by Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Initiatives
8. Ralphs Stores Giving Hope a Hand(R) in October by Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Initiatives
9. Duke/Singapore scientists find new way to classify gastric cancers
10. Pelosi Statement on the 25th Anniversary of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
11. AACR to host Frontiers in Basic Cancer Research meeting
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... ... selected to renovate and improve the Ramsey County Medical Examiners Facility located in ... Hospital, the $2.5 million project is scheduled to start in late 2017/early 2018. ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... 21, 2017 , ... Bernard R. Bach, Jr., MD, orthopaedic surgeon at Rush ... Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) , received the 2017 Robert E. Leach Sports Medicine ... Canada. This prestigious award is given annually to honor those who have made a ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... July 21, 2017 , ... ... 4th-year medical students improve their chances of acceptance to a residency in a ... who have earned degrees outside the U.S. , According to data released by ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA (PRWEB) , ... July 21, ... ... with over 80% follow-up at 10 years, researchers from the Multicenter Orthopaedics Outcome ... knee-related quality of life a decade after surgery, though activity levels decline over ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... July 20, 2017 , ... ChenMed ... MD, has joined JenCare Senior Medical Center as Richmond Chief Medical Officer. ... School of Medicine, and Associate Chief Medical Officer of Ambulatory Services for the UVA ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/13/2017)... 2017  New York City-based market research firm Kalorama Information ... aware of.  From new products to new costs, to the ... recently completed study, Potential Pipeline Disruptors . ... 1.  Age-Driven Growth - True Impact Moment Arriving ... the impact the growing population and, to a more extreme ...
(Date:7/11/2017)... , July 11, 2017  The global market ... revenues of approximately $394.1 million in 2016.  Although in ... of solid growth, in particular as a result of ... practice, and the recent introduction of a significant number ... for less-invasive testing of tumor biomarkers to guide treatment ...
(Date:7/10/2017)... Md. , July 10, 2017 The ... non-animal test methods, is the recipient of a VITROCELL® ... the PETA International Science Consortium. The device, which is ... used to expose human lung cells to airborne test ... IIVS will use the VITROCELL® system for testing combustible ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: