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Friends Turned Caretakers Extraordinaire

Debbie Attebery, Director of Imaging for SSM St. Anthony Hospital, oversees several departments including diagnostic x-ray, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and a few others. One of her staff and colleagues, Shay Jones was the Manager of CT, and had recently been promoted to Director of Imaging for St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital....

When you Share the Love…You Change Lives!

Amazing things can happen when two people simply come together to give and receive support and encouragement -- or to simply carry the message that even though one of them is going through a dark time, they are not alone.  Such was the beginning of an amazing friendship in 2017 between...

How to Support A Cancer Caregiver

Being a caregiver can be the greatest act of love and the hardest thing one ever has to do. There’s an endless number of things to deal with, such as doctor and treatment appointments, making meals, cleaning, coordinating services, providing daily care and medications--as well as giving emotional and spiritual...

An Open Letter To Our Donors

All of us at Tenaciously Teal are deeply grateful for and humbled by the time, effort and financial gifts you have so generously given to our mission. Because of your support and/or hard work as a volunteer, we have been able to reach out to more cancer fighters this year...

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...

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...

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...

Tenaciously Teal (T. Teal) grew out of my love for fellow cancer fighters in the chemo room. I delivered care packs faithfully for sixteen months before T. Teal was formalized into a 501c3 nonprofit. After we became official, with direction from our Board of Directors, we began expanding to other...

From Fighter to Survivor

We were honored to showcase the fight stories of 13 women in our fashion show of cancer survivors at Care Packs and Cocktails. Hear from Jenny Herzberger about her experience as a cancer survivor and one of the 13 beautiful women who modeled during the show:   It is a weird...