From Mike Dougherty
(CBS) – Three women who are making strides helping cancer patients in different ways are among two dozen women recognized in this month’s issue of Main Line Today magazine for making a difference in their communities.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but Lindy Snider (above) says she looks at cancer as a year-long battle. The daughter of Comcast Spectacor chairman Ed Snider runs Lindi Skin, a line of skin care products for patients receiving chemotherapy, radiation, and other cancer treatments.
The Bryn Mawr mom was recently treated for thyroid cancer:
“I’m no longer an outsider. I’m an insider and coming from that perspective, the fact of the matter is, it’s a lonely process and it makes me more committed to reaching out even in more ways.”
She says a lot of people give up on cancer treatments because of the effect it has on their skin. The magazine also recognized Robin Cohen and Adriana Way, co-founders of the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation, which has been working for ten years to find an early detection test for the deadly disease.
Reported By Brad Segall, KYW Newsradio
(Photo by Jared Castaldi, Main Line Today)
Link to the Original CBS Philly Article HERE