Article date: October 28, 2013 - By Stacy Simon Re-posted by AJCF Most people know that smoking causes cancer, but may not realize how many nonsmokers get lung cancer, too. Every year, about 16,000 to 24,000 Americans die of lung cancer, even though they have never smoked. In fact, if lung cancer in nonsmokers had
BREAKING NEWS!! The Wells Fargo Foundation has Approved the AJCF for it's first official grant in the amount of $500.00. We are excited about our new stakeholders at Wells Fargo. This is just the beginning of a great relationship and future for the organization. Thanks Wells Fargo for believing in our cause.
I regret having to write this but I was always told that , “To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord…” Cristal River-Mitchel transition on August 5th at 8PM with her lover Amber, friend and nurse by her side. I don’t know why God places angles into your lives
CRISTAL'S JOURNEY CONTINUED... By Amber H. Well...like every roller coaster ride, what goes up, must certainly come down. It's been a ride with as many twist and turns imaginable. After we came home from the hospital, everything seemed good in the world, synergistic. Unbelievably happy after surgery. Then, the Anastasia wore off. Her right
Greeting AJCF Supporters and Constituent, Our first grantee and board member Cristal Rivera-Mitchel has had some setbacks in her health this past holiday. I hope you are all sitting down for this one before you begin to read below. As a result of her current condition, I am going to create a blog page for
We are thrilled to share with all of our friends and supporters our latest video featuring Cristal Rivera Mitchel, the AJCF's first grant recipient and Dr. Mary Hardy, Executive Medical Director of the Simms/Mann UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology. If you like this video, please share the link with all of your friends and family.
(Picture L to R - Mrs. Alma J. Cameron (mom), Elmer Jones (lil counsin) and Mrs V. Jones (aunt/mom's sister)) Monday, my Aunt --non smoker-- had her 1st round of Chemo for Stage IIIA Lung Cancer. She is taking a new mix of drugs that have minimum side effects (Carboplatin & Alimta combo). The treatment went well
Agnes H. is 69 years of age and was diagnosed with stage III lung cancer Jan 2009. We at the AJCF are supporting Agnes integrative medicine treatments at the Simms/Mann UCLA Center of Integrative Oncology.
We have our second grant applicant for the foundations (AJCF) support. We are not funded by the government and are supported only by generous donations from people like you. No donation is too small or too large! My 7 years cousin gave $1 just the other day and he was so proud to know he