Category: HER Community

New Study Highlights Need for Integrative Care for Breast Cancer Patients

In the study, the researchers found that two-thirds of oncologists (66%) and patients (65%) believe using complementary and lifestyle therapies, in addition to conventional medical treatments, improve patients’ quality of life. Many patients (60%) also believe these treatments lead to better health outcomes, but many (66%) are unsure if their treating institutions offer any financial support for these modalities.

Happy Birthday Unite for HER

Twelve years ago, we incorporated a non-profit, Unite for HER, with the hopes of educating and providing integrative care for those diagnosed with breast cancer, healing them to become empowered, educated, and restored, whatever that looked like, during a very dark and difficult time.

We started with 24 women at Paoli hospital, where I was diagnosed and treated. I remember that day as if it was yesterday; there were no paid employees, but a great deal of passionate board members and volunteers supporting my vision of an outreach program.

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Volkswagen Employees and Dealers Raise Funds to Support Breast and Ovarian Cancer Patients, New Program at Weill Cornell Medicine

New York City, NY – Volkswagen employees and dealers have teamed up with Pennsylvania-based non-profit Unite for HER to launch a new program to support breast and ovarian cancer patients in underserved areas. Volkswagen dealerships in the northeast raised more than $53,000 to support the national expansion of Unite for HER, enabling the nonprofit organization to establish a new outreach program at Weill Cornell Medicine. This unique collaboration focuses on supporting patients in Brooklyn,

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Unite for HER Wellness Program Expands Nationwide, Supporting Breast and Ovarian Cancer Patients Across US

West Chester, PA – May 4, 2021 – Breast and ovarian cancer patients throughout the United States will be eligible to receive free integrative therapies and resources through the Unite for HER Wellness Program thanks to a new national expansion of the program.

“We are honored to be able to offer this impactful program to those with breast and ovarian cancers across the country,” said Susan Weldon, founder and CEO of Unite for HER.

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A Note From Founder and CEO Sue Weldon

Dear Friends,

Thank you for your continued trust and support of Unite for HER. As we head into a new year, we are grateful for the strong foundation that you have built; your dedication has enabled us to rise up during the health crisis and support those newly diagnosed without hesitation. With you by our side, we remained steady and acted swiftly to innovate and serve, delivering the gift of joy, hope, resources,

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Unite for LOVE

Each day you hear us share how full of joy our hearts are at Unite for HER, serving and loving our community in need, but today I am writing to you with a heavy heart, one that is broken and heavy over the senseless loss of another innocent, beautiful black life in America.

I write this from a place of humility, empathy and love, for I, a white middle-aged woman, cannot pretend to understand the bias and prejudice that those of color live with each and every day.

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May 4, 2020 – A Note from Founder and CEO Sue Weldon

When asked about my anniversary date, I find myself so unbelievably grateful for the time I have received along with the ability to reflect on all that came from my cancer diagnosis. Looking back at what cancer presented in my life, I certainly feel immense gratitude to God for another healthy and happy year with my beautiful family, marking the many milestones of our now grown children as they go out into the world experiencing all life has in store for them.

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