About Sandy Sparkles
Global patient advocate, mentor and coach.
After returning from a non-stop 48 hour volunteer continuum, I couldn’t help but notice the polar differences and similarities between the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Survivor Scientist Program in San Diego compared to the AVON Walk for Breast Cancer here in Houston: 1. AACR was an international event hosting researchers from around the
As a Survivor Scientist, this will be my first time to create a poster about a topic and it is only fitting that it is on The Trifecta Effect. When a group of scientifically-trained consumer advocates were lobbying in Texas for a better selection process to place advocates on CPRIT committees, we were looked at
This year I let my pink-aversary, otherwise known as the day I was diagnosed just pass me by just like any other day. There weren’t any plans to party or outrageous events scheduled at all. Just me and my consulting business working the day away for my clients. But you know, that was the plan.