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Website helps cancer patients stay stylish, feel better

By JoAnne Klimovich HarropPITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW Lurie and Ellen Weiss Kander couldn’t control what was happening inside their bodies from treatment for life-threatening illnesses. But they could do something about their outer appearance. The best friends from Squirrel Hill refused to let the breast cancer and a rare blood disorder steal their sense of style. They... Read More »
Recover In Style

Cancer Be Glammed: a website that helps women recover in style

Two Pittsburgh women create a resource for post-op necessities and niceties By Marilyn UricchioPITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE Tuesday, November 9, 2010 "In a very short time I was bald, I was breastless and I was bloated from steroids. It’s very hard to hold on to your sense of self when you look in the mirror and the... Read More »
Time To Recover

What the Doctor Didn’t Order – Helping Women Recover from Cancer in Comfort and Style

FEATURED ENTREPRENEURS Lisa Lurie and Ellen Weiss Kander Co-Founders, Cancer Be Glammed www.CancerBeGlammed.com Cancer definitely isn’t pretty, but recovery can be, according to Pittsburgh residents Lisa Lurie and Ellen Weiss Kander, co-founders of the newly launched online service CancerBeGlammed.com. Born from their own illnesses and recovery, they believe cancer can be survived in comfort and... Read More »
Lisa & Ellen TV Appearance

CancerBeGlammed.com: Living fashionably during and after the illness

Lisa Lurie was a career woman who found herself diagnosed with cancer, rushed into surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, and finally, by her own description, left bald and bloated from steroids. "I thought, what can I do to reclaim my sense of self and get back the person I was before I was diagnosed with cancer?"... Read More »
Lisa & Ellen

Extreme Makeover Takes on New Meaning at Cancerbeglammed.com

New Web Portal Features Practical, Stylish Products and Encourages Women to Share Personal Tips, Product Advice; "Give a Glam!" Donates Portion of Profits to Cancer Support Organizations Cancer definitely isn’t pretty, but recovery can be, according to Lisa Lurie and Ellen Weiss Kander, co-founders of the newly launched online service CancerBeGlammed.com. Born from their own... Read More »
Cancer be Glammed Launch Party

Cancer be Glammed Launch Party

Drs. Kristina and Peter Gerstzen of Squirrel Hill recently hosted a fundraiser for Gilda’s Club Western PA. that doubled as a special launch party for those in the local medical community, to introduce the new online shopping service CancerBeGlammed.com. The site, created by Lisa Lurie and Ellen Weiss Kander of Squirrel Hill, and born from... Read More »