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What is Love: Pathfinders' Premieres at Aspen's Wheeler
When Tina Staley visited her brother, Kent, in a Seattle hospital a decade ago, she was impressed with the facility, the equipment, the medicine. But she was amazed at how the human touch failed to live up to the technology.
By Stewart Oksenhorn,The Aspen Times, February 11, 2010
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Pathfinders Want You To Know
‘What Love Is’

Last year a powerful and uplifting documentary was filmed in Rome, Los Angeles, North Carolina and Aspen. “What Love Ss: Pathfinders” chronicles the touching role Pathfinders, a local nonprofit, has played in the lives of cancer victims and the people close to them.
By John Zelazny, Aspen Daily News Online, February 11, 2010
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Listen to an interview between Dr. Ed Bastian and Tami Simon, President of Sounds True.

Listen to the Aspen Public Radio interview about Pathfinders and Duke Cancer Care Research Program.


video image from Pathfinders: Giving HopePathfinders: Giving Hope

The Seven Pillars of Personal Recovery, a new coping program being researched at Duke University, is helping cancer patients find hope and improve their quality of life.

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Pathfinders, a cancer patient support program at the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, is helping women with stage 4 breast cancer and their families with needs outside standard medical care. Two patients talk about their experience with the group and Kimberly Blackwell, M.D., an oncologist also comments about the group's role in patients' care.

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Video Image from Pathfinders: Empowering Personal RecoveryPathfinders: Empowering Personal Recovery

Pathfinders ( is a comprehensive, psychosocial support program for cancer patients with a primary emphasis on quality-of-life. By addressing the social, emotional, and spiritual issues that accompany a cancer diagnosis, the program fosters healing and personal growth for patients and their families.

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Video Image from: Can Eastern Philosophy Compliment Western Medicine?Can Eastern Philosophy Compliment Western Medicine?

Pathfinders Founder and co-author of "Living Fully, Dying Well", Tina Staley, explains the goals Pathfinders, a health care non-profit that advocates combining western medicine with eastern philosophy and holistic treatments. The non-profit organization is dedicated to improving the experience of illness, healthcare, and healing for all cancer patients, their families, and caregivers.

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