Our Mission

The mission of PLTC is to connect and support cancer survivors and caregivers by transforming shared individual experiences into enduring hope. We exist to ensure no one must face cancer alone.

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  • Join Us on June 28, 2014 for this Important Event - click here for more information

    Join Us on June 28, 2014 for this Important Event - click here for more information

  • Click here to purchase a leaf and help our tree grow!

    Click here to purchase a leaf and help our tree grow!

Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

If you want to find more cancer information for yourself or a family member, our workshops offer information you need and allow you to get answers to your questions.
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Get Support

Get Support

A diagnosis of cancer for yourself, a friend or loved one can be devastating. Let us connect you with others who have been there so that you can get answers to your questions from those with firsthand experience.
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Resources

Resources

Whether it’s your spouse, partner, parent, sibling or friend that is living with cancer, you can find the resources you need to navigate the diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, and possibly the bereavement issues that you may face.
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Get Involved

Get Involved

There are many opportunities at People Through Cancer for volunteers. Health Fairs: set up, booth manning, pick up and bring back materials Posting of outreach materials (ongoing) Printing of labels for mailing and placing on informational pamphlets
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Our latest news…

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ABQ the Magazine, March 2014We’re in the March, 2014 issue of Albuquerque the Magazine! Some of the guests at our Growing Hope for 30 Years event are featured in the “tapas: faces & places” section of the magazine. Click on the picture to the right for a larger version – maybe you’ll see someone you know!

SAVE THE DATE! Our 27th cancer Survivorship Conference & Celebration is scheduled for June 28, 2014 at the Jewish Community Center in Albuquerque. Please click here for more information about this year’s event.

We met for Wine, Whine & Cheese on Sunday, December 8 to celebrate the contributions of Mary Ellen Kurucz, Program Director of People Living Through Cancer. Thank you to everyone who attended and ESPECIALLY to Mary Ellen for her hard work and dedication to our organization.

On October, 30, 2013, we held our Growing Hope for 30 Years event and raised over $32,000 to support our free programs. You can help our Tree of Hope continue to grow by honoring or memorializing a loved one. Please click here to make a donation.

In October, 2013, we updated our online donation and payment capabilities through a partnership with L&S Marketing, an Albuquerque marketing, public relations and web services company that has a long history of supporting local non-profits.

In September, 2013, we began a partnership with Give HOPE a Ride to allow vehicle donations. This local program provides a much higher return to us than any other alternative.

Please check back soon for more updates and thank you for your support of People Living Through Cancer.