In Loving Memory of Bill Dussor

The Nancy B. Clemente Cancer Fund mourns the passing of our co-founder, website manager, and Nancy's beloved cousin on January 13, 2018 from metastatic colon cancer. Words cannot express our depth of sadness.

You can learn more about Bill's life here and here.


2007 - 2018: Celebrating 11 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.


               

Celebrating our volunteers from the annual golf tournament
Saturday
Dec202014


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.

Wednesday
Dec172014


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

Wednesday
Dec172014


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.

 

Tuesday
Dec162014


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!

Saturday
Jul122014


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.

Tuesday
Jun032014


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.

Sunday
May252014


"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!

Friday
Apr042014


The Annual Golf Tournament Tee'd Off with Great Success!

Thank You Event Volunteers . . . Check out the Photo Gallery!

Left-to-Right: Ricki Lepkowski, Sue Hayner, Barbara Bender, Tootie Lyons, Nancy Clemente, Sandy Buongiorno Anderson, Karen Newman, Deb Prendergast, Linda Mandel Clemente, and Roberta Clemente