News and Events

The Body/Mind Spirit Connection: free public talk

NOVEMBER 16th 10:00 to 11:30 Newton Free Library, Druker Auditorium,  233 Homer Street, Newton, MA Please join us on November 16th for a free public talk presented by Dr. Rob Rutledge, Radiation Oncologist Dalhousie University, NS Cancer Centre, Halifax Canada, in partnership with Facing Cancer Together This talk is free and open to the public…

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Second annual "Giving Hope" Art Exhibit: 2013 — A Success!

:: :: :: :: OUR ANNUAL “GIVING HOPE” ART EXHIBIT Presented by Facing Cancer Together, in partnership with Conquer Cancer Coalition Took place Thursday, October 24th, from 6:00 pm to 8:00pm at Waterstone at Wellesley, 27 Washington Street, Wellesley FCT celebrated our “Giving Hope Art “event in collaboration with Conquer Cancer Coalition on Thursday, October 24th…

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Open House for New Multicultural Cancer Support Group — a success!

On Wednesday, September 25th ROXBURY MULTI-SERVICE CENTER and FACING CANCER TOGETHER Announced the start up of a new MULTICULTURAL CANCER SUPPORT GROUP For women and men living in Boston who have been recently diagnosed or are actively in treatment. Please come and join us to learn more about this new collaboration and cancer support group. Please…

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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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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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