From Mamarazzi To Breast Cancer Survivor: Meet Denise Albert

Denise Albert is an award-winning journalist, television producer and Co-Founder of The MOMS ( and Mamarazzi Celebrity Events.  Denise describes herself as a, “Full time working/stay at home, happily divorced, independent survivor mom”. Denise is currently embarking on a new venture inspired by her cancer journey, Her August 2015 diagnosis with stage 2 (due to […]

Ralph’s Cancer Journey: A husband, A Father and an Outlier.

  Ralph Sotomayor and his wife, Kena, experienced first-hand the limitations of cancer treatment, the failure of breakthrough medicine and the financial and spiritual blows of fighting and succumbing to cancer. Kena describes Ralph as a healthy man overall, who had no history of cancer in his family and never smoked or drank. Needless to […]

Lucy’s Story: Battling her Family’s Genetic Cancer Risk as COVID-19 Unfolded

Lucy and her dad circa 1993, 12 years before his diagnosis of pancreatic cancer After her sister’s breast cancer diagnosis, Lucy and her other siblings found that they had all inherited the BRCA2 gene mutation from their father. He had died about a dozen years earlier of pancreatic cancer at the age of 61. His […]

Embracing the Journey: From a Child’s Perspective

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, ALL, is the most common pediatric cancer in America. As treatments and procedures have been honed for years, Paige’s positive experience with treatment provides hope and a reminder of the immense strength cancer patients can exhibit in difficult situations. Maybe it was innocence, or wisdom, that allowed Paige to accept her situation, […]

The Bigger Picture: Laura Wood’s Breast Cancer Journey

On September 13, 2018, Laura Wood was diagnosed with Stage I breast cancer. She was just 29 years old, didn’t drink, didn’t smoke, and lived a fairly healthy lifestyle. How could this have happened to Laura? Though this question was burning in her mind for so long, it is one Laura has stopped asking. A […]

More than just a guideline

 Last July, Cynthia Hammond was enjoying time with her nine-year-old grandson. As they laughed at an unflattering passport picture she had just taken, her grandson pointed out an abnormality on her neck. She shared her concerns with a family doctor and was adamant to get a CT scan. She was instead met with disregard and […]

An irrepressible spirit

 Kyle Miron faced a brain cancer diagnosis at the age of 31 with a toddler at home and a wife who was eight months pregnant. The former college point guard drew on his spirituality and his successful treatment gave him a more proactive attitude toward life. Kyle Miron’s odyssey with brain cancer started in mid-2016 […]