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Jacqueline Kabat on Comedy Improv and Healing

By on February 12th, 2016 Categories: Community Knowledge

If you’ve ever seen the show Whose Line Is It Anyway? then you’re familiar with comedy improvisation, or improv. Comedy actors make up the plot, dialogue, and characters spontaneously in the moment, without a script.

Comedian Jacqueline Kabat has been immersed in improv, standup, and sketch writing since 1997. She’s taught improv workshops at Omega Institute, Esalen Institute, and the Chopra Center. Today, she runs …

Metastatic Breast Cancer: How Holley Kitchen Changed the Game

By on January 27th, 2016 Categories: The Breast Cancer Journey

Holley Kitchen seemed to arrive out of nowhere. She was 42 and living in Cedar Park, Texas, with her husband and two boys, and she’d been living with metastatic breast cancer since 2013. In the spring of 2015, Holley posted a homemade video on Facebook. In the video, she used a series of note cards and poignant, even humorous facial expressions to explain what it’s …

Jesse Case on Community: “We Have Each Other. It’s Okay.”

By on December 17th, 2015 Categories: Community Knowledge

This month, we’re wrapping up our three-part series with 29-year-old standup comic Jesse Case. In part one and part two, we get into his diagnosis of stage IV colon cancer earlier this year, his connection to Breastcancer.org, and what it’s like to go out and do standup comedy between treatments. He podcasts each week at Jesse vs. Cancer, an hour-long show that’s funny,

2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Coverage

By on December 14th, 2015 Categories: Research News

We’re proud to bring you our coverage of the 2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium! Below you can find our coverage of breast cancer study results presented December 8-12, 2015 in San Antonio, TX. Keep checking this page for updates in Research News and podcasts with our experts!

[Editor's Note: Updates will be added to the top of this page.]

 

 

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Comedy and Cancer With Jesse Case: The Laughs Are Real

By on November 19th, 2015 Categories: Community Knowledge

 29-year-old comedian Jesse Case and his family connected to Breastcancer.org three years ago when his aunt was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. Last month, we brought you part one of this interview.

“I have no idea why I’m wearing a lei,” Jesse writes from his parents’ house in Nashville. He’s sending what photos he can find. Most pictures of Jesse performing standup are back in …

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