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Wed, 11/04/2015 - 5:01 PM | by mitch

CHANGING THE FACE OF CANCER

Little Red Door is teaming up with Sun King Brewery and Movember to “change the face of cancer” by raising money for our organization at Growler Fill Friday, November 20th. Fall is here and you know what that means!   Not only is it the start of the Holiday Season but it also means that it’s […]

Mon, 10/26/2015 - 5:04 PM | by mitch

How Much Do You Know?

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is coming to a close and we want to see what all you have learned this month! Follow the link below the video for simple, easy to navigate quizzes to educate and test your knowledge on basic breast cancer information. http://nihseniorhealth.gov/breastcancer/quizzes.html

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 5:14 PM | by mitch

NEW ACS GUIDELINES

This past Tuesday, the American Cancer Society issued new guidelines on cancer care, specifically around routine breast cancer screening. Continue reading for Director and CEO of Little Red Door Cancer Agency, Fred Duncan’s, take on the latest change “Changes in screening guidelines often lead to confusion for individuals trying to decide which screening procedure is […]

Sun, 10/04/2015 - 5:15 PM | by mitch

THE ‘BREAST’ THING EVER!

October is more than the start of fall and pumpkin everything. October is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it is taken over Little Red Door. Each blog this month will be about Breast Cancer Awareness. In addition, we are showing our support with a Breast Cancer Awareness Month Challenge on Facebook. Every day a […]

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 5:30 PM | by mitch

A BREAK FROM REALITY

Close your eyes and imagine a playground full of about 20 children laughing and playing. You notice the pure happiness on their faces as they chase their friends around the swings. You become reminiscent of your childhood days climbing the monkey bars and racing down the slides. Now imagine that same playground completely empty. The […]

Sun, 09/13/2015 - 5:30 PM | by mitch

LET ME ‘TEAL’ YOU ABOUT IT

Where there is awareness there is hope. Every hour nearly two women will die from ovarian cancer. Display the color teal to raise awareness about this deadly disease. It is an easy assumption that everyone has at least one important woman in their life. It could be a mother or grandmother, a sister or daughter, […]

Sun, 09/06/2015 - 5:31 PM | by mitch

ENHANCING HURU

Who Are You? That is the question we are asking students during our interactive multi-media tobacco education program, HURU?.   Local college students serving as Peer Educators have been teaching middle school students in central Indiana about the dangers of tobacco for several years through Little Red Door Cancer Agency’s Big Red Movement to cancer […]

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 6:29 PM | by mitch

Donor Spotlight: Ryan Willman

By Nick Duvall, Vice-President of Development and Communications 1.      How did you first hear about Little Red Door?  I first heard about LRD about 15 years ago when I worked with someone that served on the LRD Board 2.      How did you start helping LRD? I started helping LRD on the Finance Committee as part […]

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 6:29 PM | by mitch

Seasonal vegetables add nutrition to pasta salad

By Heather Tallman of Basilmomma.com In this month’s Door to Wellness cooking class, we made use of seasonal veggies to make a hearty, yet healthy, pasta salad. This is a great meal served warm or cold and is a great make-ahead lunch. The best part is you can use what you have or that is […]

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 6:37 PM | by mitch

Longtime navigator pursues nursing career

By Sarah Redman, intern Helping people is her passion, so it makes sense that Little Red Door Client Navigator Lashell Moses-Batts is leaving her job to pursue a career in nursing.  As a client navigator, she has counseled people, directed them to resources and provided guidance to all our clients. Moses-Batts is LRD’s longest running […]