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Cancer sucks, yes, but love and laughter can make even the toughest days little brighter. Chemo Companions – kindness wins.

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In the minutes shortly after my Mother passed away at Hospice on a Saturday in the early fall of 2009, after I kissed her for what seemed like a million times, I walked outside to make the "phone call". Read More

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Chemo Companions featured on Channel 12 News: Hero Central

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February 23, 2011
Hero Central: Chemo Companions

The ‘Friday Rowdy Crowd’ helping each other cope.

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August 20, 2010
Contributors to Chemo Companions

We would like to highlight some of our recent donors. Their contributions are greatly appreciated and we hope that you will support these companies who support our great cause!

Team Duke and the John Wayne Cancer Foundation have donated sunscreen for our Chemo Companions patient gift bags.

Paul Frank have donated wristbands, stickers and buttons for our Chemo Companions patient gift bags.

Clif Bar have donated Luna Bars for our Chemo Companions patient gift bags.

If you would like to donate, please click here.

July 19, 2010
JWCF and Chemo Companions

Chemo Companions were featured in a blog for Team Duke, a fundraising program for the John Wayne Cancer Foundation. It talks about Chemo Companions and Alyssa Dinowitz, founder of Chemo Companions.

Blog link: www.teamduke.wordpress.com

November 26, 2008
Guest Voices: Faith, Hope and Love in the Chemo Lounge - On Faith

Founder Alyssa discusses her experiences visiting chemo with her family and how an uplifting attitude and faith are profoundly powerful when supporting family going through chemo.

You can read more about it here at: www.washingtonpost.com