Thu, 12/19/2019 - 11:19 AM | by Carly Stunda

Tackling Loss of Appetite During Cancer Treatment

By Tina Jacob, MPH, CHES | Education and Outreach Manager Everyone’s heard a variation of the phrase “you are what you eat” but it’s more than just an anecdote. The food we eat has a huge impact on our bodies—especially when it comes to cancer. It’s been long documented that eating a healthy diet allows […]

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 9:33 AM | by Carly Stunda

Liver Cancer Awareness Month: signs, symptoms and reducing your risk

By Kyle Basicker, Health Education Intern Its October, which means the air is getting cooler, the leaves are beginning to change color and Liver Cancer Awareness Month is upon us! During the month of October, we are honoring and raising awareness for those affected by liver cancer. Since 1980, new cases of liver cancer have […]

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 10:49 AM | by Carly Stunda

About Breast Cancer: Warning Signs, and Breast Self-Awareness

October is best known for three things: pumpkin spice, Halloween, and breast cancer awareness. In 1985, October was named Breast Cancer Awareness Month to raise awareness and support. Roughly 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer over their lifetime. While women are most commonly known to develop this type of cancer, it can […]

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 11:06 AM | by Carly Stunda

IU Health Ball Memorial Supports Little Red Door

The services and hope provided each day at Little Red Door Cancer Agency are not possible without the incredible support we receive from our community partners. IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital has been a longstanding supporter of Little Red Door, providing essential funding for our client service programs. We’d like to thank everyone at IU […]

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 9:31 AM | by Carly Stunda

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

By Ally Carlson, Health Education Intern Kids are back in school, the weather is starting to cool off, and the leaves are just beginning to change. With all of these exciting signs of September, it is also important to think about the awareness that this month brings. September 1st marks the start of Ovarian Cancer […]

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 9:31 AM | by Carly Stunda

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

By Kyle Basicker, Health Education Intern September 1st marks the 29th anniversary of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. During the month of September, the entire nation comes together to honor and raise awareness for children and families affected by childhood cancer. What exactly is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month? The objective of this cancer awareness campaign is […]

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 10:51 AM | by Carly Stunda

Hometown Heroes: DeAnna Wesley

By Lindsay Harrison | Communications & Development Intern DeAnna is a fellow Hoosier who first heard about Little Red Door in 1993 when her own mother passed away from cancer. Outside of work, DeAnna’s favorite thing to do is spend time with her two beloved sons who she considers to be her greatest joys, Brandon, […]

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 10:50 AM | by Carly Stunda

Hometown Heroes: Jane Ambro

By Lindsay Harrison | Communications & Development Intern Jane is a cancer control specialist who’s originally from Moscow, OH and eventually ended up in Indianapolis and was immediately hired as a receptionist right here at Little Red Door. As she grew up in the Midwest, Jane has a passion for the Cincinnati Reds, Skyline Chili […]

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 10:46 AM | by Carly Stunda

Hometown Heroes: Dawn Drinkut

By Lindsay Harrison | Communications & Development Intern Dawn is an Indianapolis native who grew up on the east side, and has always loved the greenway trail system and logging as many miles as she can along the way. Other than being a client navigator for us here at Little Red Door, Dawn likes to […]