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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month Help STOP the Silent Killer!

Ovarian Cancer is known as the silent killer, as it is extremely hard to diagnose because the symptoms are also common in women who do not have the disease.  As a result, only 20% of the 21,650 cases this year will be diagnosed early. Unfortunately, the remaining 80% will be...

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...