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The Support Report with b-present – How Support Changes Lives

Our new podcast launches in 3…2…1! Tune into The Support Report with b-present hosted by our very own Justin Peters. We will be sharing real stories from young adults and…

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The Support Report with b-present – How Support Changes Lives

Oncology Nurses Month – Why ‘Thank You’ Will Never Feel Like Enough

Throughout their careers, oncology nurses will impact thousands of families and lives. They are advocates, friends, extended family, and confidants during a unique and challenging time of life. They defined…

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Oncology Nurses Month – Why ‘Thank You’ Will Never Feel Like Enough

Losing a Sibling to Cancer — The Struggles with Moving Forward

For siblings, who often share a deep bond, a cancer diagnosis can really hit hard as life turns upside down for both of them. It’s one day at a time,…

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Losing a Sibling to Cancer  — The Struggles with Moving Forward

How to Support Someone in Isolation | Coronavirus Crisis

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) leading to the cancellation of most community, school, and sporting events, our most vulnerable populations are self-isolating, and feelings of loneliness can become magnified. There is…

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How to Support Someone in Isolation | Coronavirus Crisis

Loneliness Poses the Same Health Risk as Smoking 15 Cigarettes a Day

Yes, you read that headline correctly. Loneliness poses the same health risk as smoking 15 cigarettes a day! When I read that statistic, I couldn’t believe it. Loneliness impacts our…

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Loneliness Poses the Same Health Risk as Smoking 15 Cigarettes a Day

A Message From the CEO: Wishing You Presence, Joy and Hope This Holiday Season

It is hard to believe the holiday season is upon us! I hope you are all able to enjoy and celebrate the important people in your life and are taking…

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A Message From the CEO: Wishing You Presence, Joy and Hope This Holiday Season

Dueling Pianos at Dusk Fall Fundraiser Recap

On October 26th, we hosted our Dueling Pianos at Dusk fall fundraiser at Quartyard. It was a lovely night under the stars in downtown San Diego. The event included a…

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Dueling Pianos at Dusk Fall Fundraiser Recap

A Message From the CEO: Astellas Oncology C3 Prize Live Pitch Event Recap

On October 25, 2019, I had an amazing time participating in the Fourth Annual C3 Prize Live Pitch Event in New York City. I was there representing the b-present Foundation…

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A Message From the CEO: Astellas Oncology C3 Prize Live Pitch Event Recap

A Note From Our CEO — What It Means To Be An Astellas C3 Prize Emerging Ideas Semi-Finalist

A few weeks ago, b-present shared the exciting news that our organization was selected as an Astellas C3 Prize Emerging Ideas semi-finalist. I admit I was in tears when I…

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A Note From Our CEO — What It Means To Be An Astellas C3 Prize Emerging Ideas Semi-Finalist

Supporter Talking Tips –  Did You Really Just Say That Out Loud?

“What is the worst thing someone said after I was diagnosed? Hmm…do I have to pick just one answer? There are so many!” —Anonymous  We asked a room full of…

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Supporter Talking Tips –  Did You Really Just Say That Out Loud?