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Quotes from Cancer Unwrapped Teen Writing Contest Winners

What essay winners are saying about the importance of the Cancer Unwrapped contest:“While writing this essay I was able to express a lot of the feelings and experiences I had throughout treatment and the years after. Cancer was a major part of my life and being able...

Cancer Pathways names Michelle Millman as new CEO

Cancer Pathways names Michelle Millman as new CEO

Cancer Pathways is thrilled to announce the hiring of longtime television news anchor and Seattle area resident Michelle Millman as its new CEO. The Renton native and proud University of Washington alumni spent the better part of 30 years proudly telling the stories...

Niles Peacock Might Have Our Best Auction Item Yet!

Niles Peacock Might Have Our Best Auction Item Yet!

We’re counting down the days until Surviving with Style! I (Cancer Pathways’ Shayla Ring) had the opportunity to sit down with Niles Peacock - James Beard Foundation recognized and nationally acclaimed pizzaiolo and mixologist, also voted Seattles Best Bartender, also...

Katie Joy Duke’s Journey with Loss, Survivorship, and Support

Katie Joy Duke’s Journey with Loss, Survivorship, and Support

She has *SO* much to say. Ahead of this year’s Surviving with Style Fashion Show and Gala, I (Cancer Pathways’ Shayla Ring) met with one of this year’s models, author-speaker-writer Katie Joy Duke. Surviving cancer wasn’t Katie’s first life-altering experience, years...

Matt Lorch on the ‘pure magic’ of Surviving with Style

Matt Lorch on the ‘pure magic’ of Surviving with Style

Our biggest event of the year, our annual Surviving with Style Fashion Show and Gala returns this month! Who better to bring the buzz than Matt Lorch? Cancer Pathways’ Shayla Ring calls our co-host and auctioneer of seven years to get to the heart of our gala. What...

Anthony Tippins on 18 years of Surviving with Style

After a successful first model meeting, Cancer Pathways’ Shayla Ring and Runway Choreographer Anthony Tippins discuss the upcoming Surviving with Style Fashion Show and Gala. Anthony shares his personal journey with cancer, his years of involvement with the gala, and...

Go Backstage at our Gala with Annie Fisher

Go Backstage at our Gala with Annie Fisher

As we get ready for our 26th annual Surviving with Style Fashion Show and Gala, Cancer Pathways’ Shayla Ring sits down in a different kind of chair with AFH Salon’s Annie Fisher. Or maybe Annie sits in Shayla’s metaphorical chair? There’s many ways to go with this...

Reflecting on our 16th Annual Bryce Fisher Golf Tournament

Reflecting on our 16th Annual Bryce Fisher Golf Tournament

This was our 16th year hosting the Bryce Fisher Golf Tournament, a signature fundraising event for our programs. We spent a beautiful Friday at The Golf Club at Newcastle surrounded by good food and good people, with a special visit from our Camp Sparkle campers. ...

Celebrating our Student Ambassadors

As students across the country enjoy summer break, we wanted to congratulate this year's cohort of student ambassadors. These students spent the past academic year engaging in cancer support, leadership, and advocacy based projects to better their communities.  Learn...

Bryce Fisher on the Bryce Fisher Golf Tournament

Bryce Fisher on the Bryce Fisher Golf Tournament

One week away from golf, Cancer Pathways' Shayla Ring and tournament namesake Bryce Fisher discuss our impact, our mission, and our community. Get to know how Bryce became involved with Cancer Pathways, how the Bryce Fisher Golf Tournament came to be, and the impact...

Getting to know our Golf Tournament with Dave Raney

Getting to know our Golf Tournament with Dave Raney

With golf on the horizon, Cancer Pathways’ Shayla Ring and Board President Dave Raney sat down to talk tournament. Get to know what the annual Bryce Fisher Golf Tournament is all about, its impact over the last decade-and-a-half, and what we’re looking forward to most...

Nine Tips for Talking to Kids about Cancer

We understand how difficult it can be to navigate and mentally process a cancer diagnosis on your own, let alone bringing children into the conversation.  In our 30th podcast episode, our host Lauren Bineau sat down with our licensed clinical oncology social worker...

Meet Yoga Instructor and Breast Cancer Survivor Rosie Townsend

Meet Yoga Instructor and Breast Cancer Survivor Rosie Townsend

Cancer Pathways' Shayla Ring sits down with guest yoga instructor Rosie Townsend. They discuss her journey with yoga and breast cancer.  Tell me a bit about your personal journey. What drew you to yoga in the first place? I took my first yoga class back in the early...

Reflecting on our 16th Annual Bryce Fisher Golf Tournament

Celebrating Earth Day with Cancer Pathways

Today is Earth Day 2023! To celebrate, we're featuring recipes, sustainability practices, and ways you can spend Earth Day from our staff members at Cancer Pathways.Paige - Program Manager, Cancer Unwrapped My family eats a primarily plant based diet and we try to...

Congratulations to Hanna Safley!

Congratulations to Hanna Safley!

Congratulations to our own Hanna Safley for winning a $10,000 grant through the Northwestern Mutual's Childhood Cancer Survivor Scholarship Program. This grant supports Hanna's education at the University of Washington, where she studies Early Family and Childhood...

A big thank you to Sellen Construction!

A big thank you to Sellen Construction!

On Martin Luther King Jr Day, Sellen Construction volunteers spent the day cleaning up, making repairs, and revamping our clubhouse in Capitol Hill. We are so grateful to the group of volunteers who arrived bright and early at 8 a.m. to paint, clean up trash/litter,...

We accomplished so much in 2022!

We accomplished so much in 2022!

Like many organizations, we started 2022 with much uncertainty. We were faced with having to adjust to a "new normal" as a result of the pandemic. Despite this, we persevered and had such a successful year - expanding our programs, adding new staff members, and...

Teens: Start writing your essay to submit to our contest!

Teens: Start writing your essay to submit to our contest!

Our Cancer Unwrapped Teen Writing Contest is now open and winter break is a great time to write an essay! This annual event encourages teens in grades 9-12 to write about their experience with cancer - their own or that of a loved one - for the opportunity to win one...

Meet our newest, digital cancer care partner – Jasper Health

Meet our newest, digital cancer care partner – Jasper Health

We've teamed up with an innovative technology platform to provide a support tool at the palm of your hand as we navigate cancer together. Jasper Health is a digital and personalized smart planner app that helps you better manage your cancer care. It's avalible for...

Thanksgiving Recipe Suggestions

Thanksgiving Recipe Suggestions

Happy Thanksgiving! Over the past year, Cancer Pathways has interviewed many people on our podcast, including two Seattle chefs! For Thanksgiving, we wanted to share recipes from their websites as meal inspiration for planning your holiday menu. Caroline Wright is the...

Tips for supporting your loved ones this holiday season

Tips for supporting your loved ones this holiday season

The holidays are officially here! Twinkling lights, the smell of holiday dinner in the oven, holiday music playing softly as we stroll through the mall...all things with the intent to offer happiness and joy. But what happens if we feel intense sadness, loss, grief,...

Our 25th Annual Fashion Show and Gala was a huge success!

Our 25th Annual Fashion Show and Gala was a huge success!

The event took place on October 22, 2022 and celebrated over twenty cancer survivors strutting down the runway. Each model shined with poise and confidence as they walked the runway while their inspiring stories were read aloud to the audience.  The evening started...

Cancer Pathways is now offering Tobacco Cessation Workshops!

Cancer Pathways is now offering Tobacco Cessation Workshops!

Are you ready to quit using tobacco products? If you answered yes, no, or maybe - then this program is for you! We understand that quitting is hard work and sometimes taking the first step to quit can be even harder. Wherever you’re at in your quit journey, Cancer...

Have you listened to the ‘EnCOMPASSing Cancer’ podcast yet?

We talk to cancer patients, survivors, medical professionals, teens, educators - and anyone else impacted by cancer.  Our goal with the EnCOMPASSing Cancer podcast is to spotlight the socioemotional impacts of cancer, share educational health information from trusted...