Hope for Two Featured on ‘Frankly Speaking About Cancer’ Radio Show

On today’s episode, the Cancer Support Community addresses treating cancer during pregnancy. Kim Thiboldeaux is joined by Patty Murray, Co-founder and Chairwoman of Hope for Two…The Pregnant with Cancer Network, Dr. Elyce Cardonick, an active member of the organization’s Board of Advisors and Lisa Bender, who was diagnosed at age 32 with Stage 2 breast cancer while pregnant with her first child.

Pregnant, with Cancer

A diagnosis of cancer while pregnant is one of the most confusing emotional experiences for a woman. The juxtaposition of new life in the face of this diagnosis simply does not seem possible at a time when tremendous joy and expectation are the norm. Pregnancy is usually accompanied by a myriad of reactions: Will it be a boy or a girl? Will it be healthy? Whom will this baby resemble? What kind of personality will this child have?

Cleaning for a Reason

If you know any woman currently undergoing Chemo, please pass the word to her. There is a cleaning service that provides FREE housecleaning – 1 time per month for 4 months while she is in treatment. In order to receive this FREE service, all she has to do is sign up and have her doctor fax a note confirming the treatment. Cleaning for a Reason will have a participating maid service in her zip code area arrange for the service: Please pass this information on to bless a woman experiencing cancer and Chemotherapy treatment. This wonderful organization serves the entire USA and currently has 547 partners to help these women.