“Our mission is to fight cancer through
research, education and inspiration.
Attitude is everything; join us.”
Supporting and Inspiring Teenagers Dealing with All Cancers:
Purchase and distribute 1,000 more Teen Support Bags to hospitals and
organizations who are serving teenagers battling cancer throughout the
country to give those teenagers the support and inspiration they
deserve. We will expand our list of hospital partners to 50 or more.
Bite Me Cancer also will be providing support programs where teenagers
with cancer can come together to have fun and share their experiences.
(In 2014, we purchased and distributed 700 Teen Support Bags to 35
Thyroid Cancer Research: For 2015, we plan to raise $57,500 to support a third research grant. We completed raising funds for our second grant at the end of 2014, which will be designated in spring 2015; and we started officially funding our first grant in spring 2014.
We have funded our first Thyroid Cancer research grant which was assigned in 2014 from our fundraising efforts of 2012-13. Click here for more information.
Did you know that Thyroid Cancer is one of the fastest growing cancers in the country? Have you heard that Thyroid Cancer is the "easy" cancer or the "good" cancer? We say: "The only good cancer is NO cancer!" The thyroid is in a very sensitive and important area of the body, and the impact of losing your thyroid as well as cancer spread beyond the thyroid can be quite a challenge. In some cases, the outcomes can be devastating to the individual. If you are looking for medical professionals to help you with Thyroid Cancer, please make sure they have a great deal of experience with Thyroid Cancer and not just thyroid issues. Do you know how to do a neck check? Do you know the symptoms of Thyroid Cancer? Do you know how many kinds of Thyroid Cancer there are? Click here for more information.
The state of Virginia will recognize Teen Cancer Awareness Week every third week of January beginning in 2015. Bite Me Cancer championed this resolution and received a unanimous vote by Virginia's General Assembly Click here for more information.
Join us in spreading the word that thyroid cancer is NOT the "good cancer." Nikki produced this video made up of herself and other thyroid cancer survivors sharing their challenges. Please help us fight against thyroid cancer and the incorrect assumption that it's the "good cancer." The only good cancer is NO cancer! Share this video with all your connections!
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