2007 - 2017: Celebrating 10 Years 

of the Nancy B. Clemente Cancer Fund!

With Courage We Thrive...Are you a Thriver? You have survived your cancer. Are you truly thriving? Are you flourishing despite cancer? THRIVE by seeking health and wellness in all aspects of your life.


  • November 4th Thankful Living free education event!
  • The 2017 "Touch a Truck" Event Features Charlie Clemente!
  • 6th Annual Golf Tournament - Over $35,000 Raised!
  • 8th Annual Education Dinner Helped Us Heal with Humor and Raised Over $500
  • The Thrivers Connection Education Series . . . Continues to Thrive
  • Clays Against Cancer raised $15,000!
  • Friday

    "Tastefully Simply" Tasted Great!

    Bonnie Riddell (pictured on the right), a breast cancer Thriver, hosted a Tastefully Simple fundraiser at her home on Friday, January 16, 2015. Consultant Lori Beston-Genito (pictured left) provided the group with delicious samples of many of the products available. A good time was had by all! Thanks to attendees and to those who could not attend but placed orders online. Over $100 was raised to benefit the Nancy B. Clemente Cancer Fund. Thank you!


    Raffle Winner Donates Winnings!

    On November 29, 2014, Joe Hovan graciously hosted a group of family and friends to Madison Square Garden to watch a NY Rangers game. Much to our surprise, the group held a 50-50 raffle raising $730. The winner was Tommy Warth who turned over his winnings to the Nancy B. Clemente Cancer Fund. Thank you Tommy for your generosity! The Fund will pay it forward by continuing on with our mission to provide educational programs in our community.


    Thrivers Connection Education Series Goes Monthly in 2015!

    Due to its growing success, the Nancy B. Clemente Cancer Fund is expanding it's Thriver Connection Education Series to meet each month.  Join other Thrivers on a wide range of Cancer treatment and wellness related topics. The next meeting is February 12 . . . Join us at Noon at the Massry Center Conference Room, 147 Hoosick Street, Troy, NY. Lunch is provided. Please RSVP to Nancy B. Clemente at 518-858-3738 or nancy@clementefund.org


    November 13 Thrivers Education Series featured Radical Remission

    Nancy Clemente summarized the content of the book, Radical Remission, by Kelly A. Turner, Ph.D., and led the group in a discussion on the key factors to surviving cancer. Many thanks to Lynn Matthews who gave us the book suggestion at our Annual Dinner last May.



    OktoberBreast Exceeds Expectations! Donations total $10,500!

    Thanks to all sponsors, donors and attendees for your generosity and assisting in our mission to provide free cancer wellness education and lymphedema garments to those in need to members of our community. The chef and staff of the Troy Hilton provided us with great food and service. The McMurphy's had the group dancing to their lively music. Hard-working volunteers are invaluable to the success of an event such as this. Thank you, volunteers!


    Thrivers Connection Education Seminar Held on July 10

    Shavina Richardson, MSW, is passionate about educating folks that cancer screenings are available at no cost to eligible, uninsured and underinsured women and men. The NYS Department of Health Cancer Services Program oversees the statewide, comprehensive cancer screening program which provides breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screenings to eligible individuals. Reimbursement is also available to qualified men and women for many diagnostic services. For further information, contact Shavina and her colleagues at St. Peter's Health Partners Cancer Services Program at 518-525-8680 or visit their website cspofalbandren.com.


    May 15 Thrivers Education Seminar Focused on Lymphedema

    Sandie Sanderson, Certified Lymphedema Therapist, spoke to a group of Thrivers on May 15 on lymphedema, its stages, and effective means of treatment. Lymphedema is an accumulation of protein rich fluids in your body which can occur once lymph nodes are removed. Early diagnosis and treatment is most important. Thanks to your support of our fundraising efforts, the Nancy B. Clemente Cancer Fund benefits breast cancer patients with lymphedema who have significant financial burden. The Thrivers Connection Education Series of classes are held at Noon every other month in the Massry Center Conference Room, 147 Hoosick Street, Troy, NY. Come join us on July 10. Registration required by e-mailing nancy@clementefund.org.


    "A Gift of Courage" Just Got Better

    Designed by Nancy Clemente and hand-crafted by Petra Malitz, you can now give a matching set of earrings with "Nancy's Necklace" . . .

    Details and ordering information available here.

    Thank You Petra!