All of our individual business and personal lives have come to a screeching halt with the pandemic. Each of us is in the process of slowly awakening to this profound shift. Everyone in our cancer world is realizing that we all need to change the way we develop our working partnerships.
Marie is an Empowered Patient Leader and one of PALTOWN's first staff members.
To kick off the giving season, I asked the members of COLONTOWN to reflect on what they’re most thankful for. Research says that showing acts of gratitude, or just simply saying out loud what makes you thankful can increase your happiness as well as that of others around you.
This year I am thankful for all the opportunities that came my way.… Read more
April 15, 2019: PALTOWN is excited to announce that has received a grant from the Colon Cancer Coalition to support Community Leaders in its colorectal cancer community, COLONTOWN. COLONTOWN offers its over 4700 members access to 140 “neighborhoods” focusing on different aspects of the cancer experience, and is run entirely by patient and caregiver volunteers.
PALTOWN CEO Erika Brown on why patient navigators are the key to increased participation in clinical trials.
After writing the CT bucket list, I was inspired to write and learn more about all of you. When I explain to people what my internship is, I love to use the example of the CT bucket list post. I publish every post with a new outlook on life.… Read more
- a number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their lifetime.
“making this trip is the first thing on my bucket list”
My bucket list includes: seeing the northern lights, going to Europe, and swimming with dolphins.
Cancer has not stopped my family from completing our bucket list, but has actually made us do more things. … Read more
Welcome back to Sydney’s Corner!
Earlier this week I asked for volunteers to be interviewed for my blog, and I got a ton of responses! The first person to message me was Jacqueline Milhone, 33 years old from Madison, Wisconsin.
A high fever and abdominal pain originally sent Jacqueline to the emergency room.… Read more
CEO and Founder Erika Brown on her experience at a recent retreat sponsored by A Fresh Chapter
One of the most unique parts of COLONTOWN is our neighborhoods. As most of you know, COLONTOWN has over 130 neighborhoods for all of your needs; we have everything from treatment plans to groups just for a specific diagnosis. I want to use this platform to highlight some of the different neighborhoods for current members and those of you new to COLONTOWN! … Read more