Tenaciously Teal inspires hope by providing love, community, and empowerment to cancer fighters in the midst of treatment. Click on the icons below to learn about each of our programs.
Join Tenaciously Teal and the Stephenson Cancer Center for an all-day Gynecologic Cancers Survivor’s Workshop for cancer patients, survivors, and family members. Topics include: Genetic Testing / Tumor Testing, Ovarian Cancer…View All Events
Tenaciously Teal is dedicated to spreading love and hope to cancer fighters. Your generosity empowers us to continue supporting these individuals through Cancer Care Packs, Gas & Grocery cards, and Brave Shave & Empowerment Shoots; a concierge style service tailored to each fighter. Contact us for additional opportunities to give, including Care Pack Parties and donating items for Cancer Care Packs.
In May of this year, the President presented a 2018 budget to Congress that called for sizable cuts to the scientific and medical research community. These cuts include large cancer researchers, like the National Cancer Institute (NCI), who would be hit with over $1 billion in cuts compared to its 2017 budget. The importance of federal funding for cancer research is seen every day in treatment centers across the country. The American Society of Clinical Oncology reports that the nation’s cancer death rate has dropped 25 percent since the early 1990s due to advances almost all stemming from research led by NCI. Research that not only includes treatment of the cancer itself, but also the importance of palliative care. According to the National Institute of Health, “NCI’s Division of Cancer Prevention...