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Michelle’s Brave Shave: Fight Like a Girl!

Michelle Crider was always vigilant about her yearly breast self- exam, even though she was just 32 and had no family history of breast cancer. Perhaps being a surgical technician and working around cancer made her wary – or at least aware of the disease. Michelle never really thought about cancer...

Infertility & Cancer

  Cancer Isn’t Fair Tarah D. Warren, MSW Tenaciously Teal, Inc   Foreword In the summer of 2016, I wrote an article about Infertility & Cancer. The article was published in The John Hopkins University’ Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics, but I never told anyone. In fact I don’t even know what I did with the complimentary...

Tenaciously Teal’s 4th Annual Care Packs & Cocktails 2019

Making an Impact in the Fight Against Cancer! Anticipation mounted as the long line outside the Criterion pressed its way into Tenaciously Teal’s 4th annual Care Packs & Cocktails fundraiser April 12. Once inside, an electric buzz of music, chatter and laughter welcomed some 800 glittery guests who came to share...

Care Packs on the Move

Today we once again had our office filled with volunteers helping us send love to cancer fighters nationwide.  Tenaciously Teal has begun receiving care pack requests daily and this month alone, have mailed out over 400!  Anyone can request a care pack online for themselves or a loved one and,...

KFOR Payit4ward

I had quite the surprise last month.  Each quarter we host a table at Integris Cancer Institute to pass out Care Packs and distribute information to cancer fighters.  Shortly after my arrival, I saw one of my mom's friends walking down the hall, which startled me, but then I realized...

Mammogram Found Invasive Breast Cancer Early

This week’s Wednesday Warrior, Kayla, shares her story and reminds us the importance of being proactive when it comes to our heath. Annual checkups and physicals can often be hard to schedule in the midst of busy lives, but when it comes to cancer and many other health issues, early...

Spotlight on the VA

Meet Bull.  If you spend time around the VA Medical Oncology Center, you may already know him.  When Bull is there for treatment, he spends his time making the rounds and talking to other fighters to ensure no one is sitting alone and sad.  As he explained it, he knows...

Why Does T. Teal Want You to Fight Like a Girl?

We're thankful for our community partners at The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits (OKCNP) for answering this question for their blog readers.  Follow the link below to read what the OKCNP said about why Tenaciously Teal wants cancer fighters to "Fight Like a Girl".  OKCNP Blog...

Early Detection with the Help of a Friend

In today's Warrior Wednesday feature, Michelle talks about how her daughter's service dog was the catalyst to catching her Ovarian Cancer diagnosis early. "About 10 years ago I had an uterine ablation. I was told if my fibroids ever started growing there would be some spotting. At the end of July...

Celebrating a Milestone

Dear Friends,   It was five years ago that I received my Stage IV Ovarian Cancer diagnosis. The outlook seemed grim, but I remember how in my weakness God gave me strength and determination to show His love to others who were hurting. I could have never imagined all the plans He...