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BGHP Newsletters
 Spring Newsletter 2024
Uriela Mitchell shares her story of living with Metastatic Breast Cancer
What are my choices?.... What are my wishes? Resources for exploring end-of-life decisions and practical issues, like how to write a eulogy or obituary after a loved one passes.
 Fall 2023 Newsletter
Someone to Lean On by Karen Roemke
The Legacy of Susan Love, MD by Mary Meengs
 Fall Newsletter 2022
What Would I Have Done Without You? Interview with Melinda Wilson, Founding Mother
Free Resources to Coordinate Support People
Upcoming Events for Fall 2022
 Spring 2022 Newsletter
25 Years...Your Heart-Print is Part of Our Ever Expanding Circle
25th Anniversary Activities
Suggestions for Being Your Own Best Medical Advocate
Infographic about 2021 Client Services, Volunteers & Donors
 Fall 2021 Newsletter
"Your Support Creates Health "Caring" by Sue Lee Mossman
"Cancer Screening Are Important" by Rose Gale-Zoellick
 Spring 2021 Newsletter
Wobbly at Times, You Helped Me Find Strength by Judy Wyland
Support Group for Spanish-Speakers Launched
20th Annual Vacation Benefit Raffle
 Fall Newsletter 2020
Your Belief Gave Me Time to Live - Jen Hildreth's Story
Brand New FREE Wellness Resources to Share with People You Know from National Breast Cancer Foundation
 Spring 2020 Newsletter
The Halley Family copes with breast cancer
Brenda, Warmliner during COVID-19
Vacation Raffle with clip-out coupon
 Fall 2019 Newsletter
From Breast Cancer Patient to Warmline Volunteer
How to Help When Someone Has Cancer
 Spring 2019 Newsletter
Untethered By JB and Rose Gale-Zoellick
Strong & Empowered: Moving Beyond Treatment by Brenda Elvine-Kreis and Rose Gale-Zoellick
Tax Free Giving by Carolyn Lehman
 Fall 2018 Newsletter
Personalized Medicine by Mary Meengs, MD
The Power of Support & Camaraderie is Mighty by Madelin Amir & Rose Gale-Zoellick
Giving Back Painlessly by Suzi Hendry
 Spring 2018 Newsletter
A Journey Through Fear by Mary Meengs, MD
The Power of Bearing Witness by Brenda Elvine-Kreis, MA
2017 Impact Report
 Fall 2017 Newsletter
20th Anniversary Issue
BGHP Story told by founder, Julie Ohnemus, MD
Photos from a few celebratory events
 Spring 2017 Newsletter
Telling By Mary Meengs, MD
Young Breast Cancer Survivors: Becoming a Wounded Healer By Brenda Elvine-Kreis
BGHP is celebrating our 20th Anniversary
 Fall 2016 Newsletter
Genetic Risk for Breast or Gynecologic Cancer
Rural Breast Cancer Survival Study Results
Fall Concert 2016
 Spring 2016 Newsletter
Genes, Genetic and Genomics
Rural Breast Cancer Survival Study Forums
Outreach sites in Fortuna and Garberville
 Fall 2015 Newsletter
Exercise Oncology
Rural Breast Cancer Survival Study
Favorite Websites
 Spring 2015 Newsletter
Rural Breast Cancer Survival Study
 Fall 2014 Newsletter
New Name and New Look for the Breast and GYN Health Project
Grant looks at Humboldt County's Breast Cancer Mortality
GYN Gal Story
 Spring 2014 Newsletter
Status of Intraductal Approach to Breast Cancer Study by Ellen Mahoney, MD
Vacation Raffle 2014
Client Roundtable Provides Feedback
Warmliners - The Heart of the Project by Mary Meengs, MD
Spotlight on Eel River Valley Outreach Center
RN Breast Health Navigation
 Fall 2013 Newsletter
The Toll of Treatment
13th Annual Fall Concert
HCBHP Awarded Breast Health Navigation Grant
Fortuna Support Makes a Difference
 Spring 2013 Newsletter
Advanced Cancer & Advanced Group
Remembering Four Women
Vacation Raffle
Fortuna Outreach Expansion
Strategic Planning
Integrative Wellness Fund
 Fall 2012 Newsletter
How the Project's Support Groups Began by Julie Ohnemus, MD
The Value of Support Groups by Mary Mengs
The Uninvited Recurring Dream by Missy Gruen
Nicole Nada's "Cancer Kicking" Experience
 Spring 2012 Newsletter
Reflection - Past, Present, Forward by Julie Ohnemus, MD
New Dimensions of Eating Right by Julie Ohnemus, MD
Being Young & Diagnosed with Cancer by Brenda Elvine-Kreis
Resources for Families with Children by Brenda Elvine-Kreis
 Fall 2011 Newsletter
2011: Pivotal Year in Cervical Cancer Screening By Julie Ohnemus, MD
HCBHP's Life-Giving Gynecologic Cancer Support Group By Linda Serrano
Want to Help Save a Life? By Mary Meengs, MD
Stepping Into a Process By Lisa Slack
 Spring 2011 Newsletter
Healing - Being Fully Human by Julie Ohnemus, MD
Making Peace with Uncertainty by Mary Meengs, MD
Thoughts on Healthy Survivorship by Brenda Elvin-Kreis
 Fall 2010 Newsletter
Healing Is... by Mary Meengs
Healing Is... by Julie Ohnemus, MD
Mad River Hospital Supports HCBHP Patient Navigation
Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Are Passionate Educators
 Spring 2010 Newsletter
Ask Dr. Julie
Surprise Diagnosis
"Warmline" Volunteers
 Fall 2009 Newsletter
Ask Dr. Julie
A Couple's Journey
Volunteering with Vicky & Lindsey
 April 2009 Newsletter
New Thinking About Osteoporosis
Bone Health & Cancer Treatment: A Juggling Act
Kay Thorton-Fitts
 September 2008 Newsletter
Gynecologic Cancer Awareness
GYN Girls - Gynecologic Cancer Support Group
Breast Cancer 2008 and Beyond
2nd Opinions
 May 2008 Newsletter
DCIS & A Research Study in Humboldt County
8th Annual WeCAN Seminar
Ione M. Ellis
Guy's Night
 January 2008 Newsletter
Personalized Cancer Medicine: Challenges and Opportunities in Breast Cancer Therapy in 2007 and Beyond
 September 2007 Newsletter
10 Years of HCBHP
Maria Carrillo
 June 2007 Newsletter
Cancer as a Family Experience
 January 2007 Newsletter
Prevention of Cervical Cancer
Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Individualizing Breast Cancer Decisions
 September 2006 Newsletter
Raloxifene vs. Tamoxifen as PREVENTION of Breast Cancer
Reflections After 10 Years
Witnessing the Journey
 January 2006 Newsletter
"Tell Me the Truth in the Most Optimistic Way"
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
 Summer 2005 Newsletter
The Two-Edge Sword - The Power of Communication
The Humboldt Breast Medicine Project
 Winter 2005 Newsletter
The Up-dated Role of AIs in Breast Cancer and more...
 Fall 2004 Newsletter
GYN Special Edition
Regarding Ovarian Cancer, CA-125 and Ultrasound
 Spring 2004 Newsletter
Overweight, Obesity and Cancer?
The Agonizing Dilemma of Decision Making
WeCAN Training
They're H.O.T. - Helping Latina Women
 Winter 2004 Newsletter
A Change in Standard of Care? Letrozole after Tamoxifen for Breast Cancer
Cancer in Younger Women
 Fall 2003 Newsletter
The Rope Burns of Cancer and Beyond
 Summer 2003 Newsletter
American Society of Clinical Oncology Conference 2003
Traditional Medicine and Cancer: An Integrative Approach
The Prayer Wheel - A Way to Pray (exerpt from Prayer in Psychotherapy)
 Spring 2003 Newsletter
The Latest in Breast Health and Breast Cancer
Nutrition and Cancer Part 2
The Consultation Planning Process
Recent Recommendations on CAM
 Winter 2003 Newsletter
Nutrition and Cancer Part 1
Do's and Don'ts: My friend or loved one has cancer... What should I say? What should I do?
 Fall 2002 Newsletter
Questions Surrounding Hormonal Replacement Therapy
The Women's Health Initiative, New Facts About: ESTROGEN / PROGESTIN HORMONE THERAPY
 Spring 2002 Newsletter
Risk Reduction - Melatonin and Breast Health
Patient Navigation
The Latest Mammography Debate
Help from Afar, Part II
 Summer 2001 Newsletter
Risk Assessment in Early-Stage Breast Cancer
 Spring 2001 Newsletter
What We Actually Know About Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer in 2000
Mindful Menopause - Urogenital Atrophy
Virginia Marie Higgins
 Fall/Winter 2000 Newsletter
Ductal Lavage
Her2 Testing
 Spring 2000 Newsletter
?Consensus on treatment of DCIS?
Baby Boomers Move into the Pause
What can patients do to prepare themselves for surgery?
 Fall 1999 Newsletter
Breast Cancer and Hormone Therapy
Overview: Breast Cancer in 1999
A Time to Find Meaning
 Summer 1999 Newsletter
Tamoxifen as Breast Cancer Prevention? - The P-1 Trial: Proceed with Caution
Media, Money and Medicine: Tamoxifen Redux
Make Tomatoes Your Main Squeeze
Cancer and the Search for Meaning