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2014

Awesome Baby!

Awesome Baby!

Boilermakers pay tribute to Dick Vitale, one of our featured presenters at the 2013 Cancer Culture and Community colloquium, in this “Awesome, Baby!” video.

2013

OUR BEAUTY: The Transcendent Journey

This is a video documenting the CCC exhibition (briefly) and the performance given by Rebecca Bryant’s class on October 25th in Rueff West Gallery.

Click here to see the video

TERRY KIX: CANCER SURVIVOR, DIFFERENCE MAKER

By Julia Bruemmer

CTT

Photo credit: Purdue Exponent

As the leaves fall and temperatures drop, fans are beginning to pack the bleachers, giving life to Mackey Arena once again. But for Terry Kix, director of operations for Purdue Women’s Basketball and a volunteer with Purdue’s Cancer Culture Community program, the tipoff of basketball season marks another milestone as well: the one-year anniversary of when she was diagnosed with stage 3 stomach cancer.

“The diagnosis was a shock,” says Kix, who had run a half marathon three weeks before. Not only was she in great shape, but she also wasn’t a typical age — stomach cancer usually doesn’t present until around age 60. Still, Kix says, “I knew who the opponent was, and prepared a game plan to beat it.”

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2011

Purdue Cancer Culture & Community program to celebrate release of graphic novel

Lafayette: Our Cancer Year (download the book)

2010

Graphic novelist, illustrator to speak at Purdue Cancer Culture Community event

2009

Former U.S. Poet Laureate to give reading at Purdue's Cancer Culture & Community symposium

Without (Base 14 blog)

2008

Pulitzer playwright headlines three-day cancer event at Purdue

WBAA interview with Rich Rand

2007

Purdue colloquium explores humanity of cancer through literature

Cancer Culture and Community Initiative Begins