Success Treks- MSKCC “Bridges”

Communties can now be created electronically to share both burdens and successes.   Blogs, newsletters, websites.

“Bridges” is the quarterly newsletter of Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s Cancer Center in New York for cancer survivors and their families.  It’s a forum to tell personal stories, find an instant support group, learn about new treatments and hear from experts- a must read for anyone who has survived cancer or knows someone who has.  www.mskcc.org/bridges.  Eileen Gould created this wonderful publication in the summer of 2008.  She is a model of personal triumph over a lifetime of  challenges.

Duane Bailey-Castro was her inspiration for the name “Bridges“.  Duane did a series of photographs of bridges in NYC while recovering from his second stem cell transplant at MSKCC.  He wanted to be outside with a project, but not near other humans for fear of germs.  Eileen calls him one of the most amazing people she’s ever met.   www.journalofaprizefighter.blogspot.com

5 Replies to “Success Treks- MSKCC “Bridges””

  1. Great use of this type of blog, CandyPants and nice going Eileen. I’ve had experience using a similar site to follow a friends process through her treatments.

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