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Team Survivor Fever was a record breaking Gala for TSNW!

Team Survivor Fever was a record breaking Gala for TSNW!

Team Survivor Fever 2018 TSNW Gala was a record breaking event! A record breaking number of attendees raised a record breaking amount of money at the 2018 TSNW Gala. Not only was it a successful fundraiser, it was a great friend raiser as attendees discoed the night...

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It’s Not Too Early to Think About Thrill the World!

It’s Not Too Early to Think About Thrill the World!

Here is an early heads up to begin planning for this year's Thrill the World Redmond scheduled for October 27, 2018. Thrill the World Redmond benefits Team Survivor Northwest. If you have always wanted to learn the iconic "Thriller" dance and participate in this fun,...

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TSNW Exceeds GiveBIG Goal!

TSNW Exceeds GiveBIG Goal!

We are thrilled to announce that we exceeded our goal for GiveBig. With your generous support we raised over $15,000 (including matching donations) for next year’s retreat at Islandwood. As many of you remember, this year’s retreat sold out in less than 2 weeks — a...

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Mt Climb Team to take on Mt Adams in 2019

Mt Climb Team to take on Mt Adams in 2019

Team Survivor Northwest Mt Climb team trains every year for a big climb and in 2019 they will take on Mt Adams! This will be your opportunity to climb the mountain and also raise funds for Team Survivor Northwest. Monica Ramey, TSNW's Office/Program Manager, has done...

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Elaine Eigeman Wins the Gralow Award

Elaine Eigeman Wins the Gralow Award

Long-time Team Survivor Northwest Member Elaine Eigeman was awarded the Dr. Julie Gralow Award for exceptional contribution to TSNW at the recent TSNW Gala on October 14. The Gralow Award is given annually and named after Dr. Julie Gralow - a Seattle oncologist who...

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Articles

Chemo and Exercise?

Chemo and Exercise?

Chemo and exercise? Is it really possible or even safe to exercise when you are undergoing chemotherapy or radiation? This is a question you may be asking if you are undergoing treatment for a cancer. We all know exercise is good for us, but when you are feeling...

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Lymphedema and Exercise

Lymphedema and Exercise

If you are managing lymphedema after a breast cancer diagnosis you may be wondering whether it’s safe to exercise. In the past some doctors worried that exercise could make lymphedema worse. But current research no longer supports this. Research shows that exercise...

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Exercise and Cancer

Exercise and Cancer

Thriving While Surviving! Exercise and cancer – two words that are not often uttered in the same sentence. But here at Team Survivor Northwest we are living and walking proof that exercise after cancer changes lives. For the past 21 years, Team Survivor Northwest...

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Survivor Stories

Susan Cole

Susan Cole

I had never really been sick, nor had anyone close to me been sick, so when I was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer, I entered a completely new phase in my life experience. I was living in New Haven, CT and working at the Yale Art Gallery. I quickly found out who...

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Nina Fogg

Nina Fogg

Don’t you just love serendipity?  Me too because that’s how I found TSNW.  In 1995, after being diagnosed with Stage 2 invasive lobular carcinoma, I was on a mission to recruit survivors to participate in the annual Shore Run to benefit “The Hutch.”  What I found was...

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Nealy Evans

Nealy Evans

In June 2010, I was diagnosed with Stage 1, triple negative breast cancer.  In April 2015, I was diagnosed with a recurrence in the same spot.  After chemotherapy treatment, I was feeling quite depleted physically.  Also, emotionally I was pretty down and depressed...

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