Facing Cancer Together's “EVENING OF HOPE” — a success!

FCT  celebrated an “Evening of Hope” event on Thursday June 6th from 5:30pm-7:30pm at the War Memorial Auditorium at Newton City Hall.  The event recognized and awarded last years Visionary Donors- Elekta and Conquer Cancer Coalition and presented them with our “Ray of Hope” awards. Our guest speaker, Larry Lucchino, a two time cancer survivor and…

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A Special Yoga Class for People with Cancer

A collaboration between Facing Cancer Together and the West Suburban YMCA. Finding the tools to care for yourself during the cancer experience is an important way to feel involved with your health-care. Through appropriate poses and mind-body techniques, the immune system can be strengthened and quality of life improved. This yoga class is open to anyone who…

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A "Day Away" Retreat

  On Saturday March 23rd from 9:30 to 4:00, Facing Cancer Together will be offering an all day retreat a  — “day away” —  focused on self care and renewal for people living with cancer. The retreat is for people who are either recently diagnosed or in active treatment within the last couple of years. There…

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A Win for the B.U. Terriers and FCT

Boston University Recognizes Facing Cancer Together as Charity of Choice in the Play 4Kay Game Last Year it was a win-win for Boston University women’s basketball team, the Terriers, and FCT as the Terriers beat Stony Brook in the Play 4Kay Breast Cancer Awareness Game. Facing Cancer Together (FCT) was one of the grateful and…

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Newton North High School holds a "Be Bold Be Bald" Event

And donates the proceeds to Facing Cancer Together Our special thanks to Newton North High School students and faculty for selecting Facing Cancer Together as their charity of choice to receive a donation of $3042 raised from their “Be Bold Be Bald” event held at Newton North High School on November 2nd. We especially want…

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ELEKTA selects Facing Cancer Together as Charity of Choice for 2012

Elekta Raises $52,200 to Support Individuals with Cancer Massachusetts-based Facing Cancer Together received funds, which will help those diagnosed with the disease BOSTON, October 30 /PRNewswire/ – Elekta activities at the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) raised a total of $52,200 for Facing Cancer Together (FCT), a greater-Boston area…

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"Giving Hope" Art Exhibit ~ October 18th from 5:30PM to 8:30PM. Enjoy an evening of art while supporting our programs.

Facing Cancer Together and Conquer Cancer Coalition held our first “Giving Hope” Art Event on October 18th to raise dollars in support of FCT’s support group programs. The evening included the sale and display of various art pieces, live painting demonstrations and a silent auction. We successfully raised $5,000 to help support Facing Cancer Together’s…

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Harriet Berman, 1948-2012

On May 2, 2012, Dr. Harriet Berman, our co-founder and first Executive Director, died of cancer. She was surrounded by her beloved family. Originally diagnosed in 1998 with breast cancer, she was treated successfully, but developed endometrial cancer in 2009. Before she co-founded Facing Cancer Together, Harriet was a leader at The Wellness Community of…

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FCT wins Saul Bernstein Memorial Group Award

On March 9, 2012 Facing Cancer Together was the proud recipient of the 2012 Saul Bernstein Memorial Group Work ‘Agency of the Year Award’ given in recognition of commitment, leadership and excellence in group work. This award was presented at the annual conference of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Association for Advancement of Social Work…

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