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June 2015

Empowering Patients through Personal Breast Cancer Insights

So much information to digest with a breast cancer diagnosis, learning from the experiences of others lessens the burden and provides peace of mind right when you need it. TreatmentDiaries.com and Medicope announce a strategic partnership to share actual breast cancer patient experiences via a newly released patient facing application.

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June 2015

Empowering Caregivers through Improved Support

Caregivers experience some level of stress and depression, creating a significant need for caregivers to obtain resources and support. Yet, caregivers often put their own needs for support aside as they focus their time and effort on the patient. Treatment Diaries, Inc. and Tailored Care Enterprises, LLC (TCARE®) announce a strategic partnership to deliver timely and valuable resources to caregivers.

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April 2015

Stanford MedX 2015 Selects TreatmentDiaries CEO for conference panel of Cancer Survivor Entreprenuers

Stanford Medicine X programs aim to connect all stakeholders to innovate healthcare at the intersection of emerging technologies and medicine.

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April 2015

Five Reasons Why the Future of Clinical Trials Utilizing Mobile Technology is Here

The Digital Health Corner, all about digital health and medicine referenced some of the challenges of clinical trial recruitment via social media and how sites like TreatmentDiaries can potentially decrease gender bias, leveling the clinical trial subject playing field.

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March 2015

TreatmentDiaries.com Founder & CEO joins the CureClick Advisory Team

Cure Click is dedicated to accelerating clinical trials by activating trusted health influencers. TreatmentDiaries and Cure Click working together is a great opportunity to reach more patients and caregivers in need with a shared focus on improved health related outcomes.

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March 2015

Licorice Project Recognizes TreatmentDiaries as a Resource for the Breast Cancer Community

The Licorice Project a community for everyone affected by breast cancer: newly diagnosed patients, survivors, and their family and friends. This organization recently recognized TreatmentDiaries as a relevant resource for the breast cancer community.

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February 2015

TreatmentDiaries Teams with Native Health News to Support Native Americans with Chronic Illness

Native Americans face persistent disparities in health and healthcare, including unequal disease problems and significant obstacles to obtaining care. Native health needs are unique and it can be difficult to find support which is why we are teaming with Native Health News Alliance and American Indian Cancer Foundation to support this population and make a difference.

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January 2015

TreatmentDiaries Joins GivRare as a Giving Day Sponsor

GiveRare is committed to connecting the rare disease community to drive donations for their favorite rare disease nonprofits. TreatmentDiaries is helping to spread the word while providing a private place for this community to connect with those on a similar journey.

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December 2014

Strategic Partnership Announcement with ScheduleDoc

Treatment Diaries continues to solidify strategic partnerships with companies providing services to support their growing online patient community.

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December 2014

WEGO Health Selects Treatment Diaries CEO

Treatment Diaries CEO, Amy Ohm selected as a WEGO Health Leader and Judge to help select outstanding Health Activists who enrich the lives of others by sharing their experience, knowledge and strength.

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December 2014

New partnership announced with CureClick.com

New partnership announced with CureClick.com to promote clinical trial opportunities to patients and their caregivers, sharing valuable education about the importance of clinical trials and the clinical research process. Contact support@treatmentdiaries.com for more info on active trials.

November 2014

Treatment Diaries partners with Pillpack.com

Treatment Diaries partners with PillPack.com to simplify medications for patients and their caregivers. PillPack is an online full service pharmacy that delivers a better simpler experience.

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August 2014

Social media unscrambled

Social Media Unscrambled is a weekly interactive radio show and podcast dedicated to making sense of Social Media. Take a listen to their interview with TreatmentDiaries.com.

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August 2014

Law Depot Partnership

Treatment Diaries partners with LawDepot.com to bring free legal documents to patients and caregivers in an effort to make life easier when navigating health and preparing for the future.

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July 2014

AARP Recognizes...

AARP Recognizes Illness Inspiring Entrepreneurs in Life Reimagined: TreatmentDiaries.com - connecting seniors and their caregivers in private so they can share their health privately.

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June 2014

Law Depot and Treatment Diaries - Interview

LawDepot an online legal document platform and Td partner recently interviewed our CEO, Amy Ohm to pick her brain about the organization, the value of technology in medicine, and what some of the most important resources are when faced with a diagnosis.

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June 2014

Treatment Diaries Having an Impact - Patients Unmet Needs

Healthcare publication – pharmaphorum.com, completed an analysis of the exchange of information, experiences and feelings shared on Twitter around the world. Mention of TreatmentDiaries and others in reference to the impact found in the opportunity to understand patients' unmet needs.

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June 2014

Illness Inspired these Entrepreneurs

AARP spotlights TreatmentDiaries in their Life Reimagined series focused on connecting seniors through new perspectives.

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May 2014

Common Health Reform and Reality published an article titled: “How Wired Patients Are Transforming Chronic Illness”

Online patients with chronic illness use social media to improve both mental and physical health and to better connect with an understanding community, says Jennifer Covich Bordenick, chief executive officer of eHealth Initiative. Treatment Diaries was highlighted as a platform these patients access as a way to be social with their health.

May 2014

National Council on Aging and Treatment Diaries

The National Council on Aging invited Treatment Diaries to demonstrate ways in which older adults are getting their social and emotional needs met and how it relates to overall health. Those providing health care delivery and social services to aging adults may need to incorporate other individuals into the care plan or find additional and more creative ways to reach older adults – social media and TreatmentDiaries.com are playing a significant role and making a difference.

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April 2014

Drugwatch.com Interview with Treatment Diaries

Drugwatch.com advocates for people to make a stand against prescription drugs that have harmful side effects and medical devices that cause damage.

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February 2014

Social Media for Preventing Chronic Disease

Klick Health, the world’s largest independent digital health agency names Treatment Diaries as a critical resource for men and women fighting chronic disease. This 28 page report keys in on the value of keeping social private and the important role Td plays, especially in the lives of men.

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November 18, 2012

WJLA Channel 7 and Alison Starling interviews Treatment Diaries CEO

WJLA Channel 7 and Alison Starling interviews Treatment Diaries CEO, Amy Ohm for the Working Women Segment spotlighting women in the DC area making a difference with their work.

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October 27, 2012

Your Health and Social Media

Together with WegoHealth, TreatmentDiaries hosted a panel discussion and #HAChat with actual patients. These patients shared their experience with illness and the use of social media as a way to advocate feel connected, receive daily encouragement and find insight into treatment approaches.

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October 16, 2012

GetWellNetwork and Treatment Diaries, Leaders in Patient Engagement Technology, Team to Further Empower Those Affected by Illness

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - Oct 16, 2012) - GetWellNetwork, Inc®., provider of the industry's leading interactive patient care (IPC) solution, announced that it is teaming with Treatment Diaries™, a leading social network for those living with illness or caring for someone with a medical condition, to provide additional resources for patients to remain engaged in their well-being during and after they leave the hospital.

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September 10, 2012

Treatment Diaries welcomes new Board Member - Dr. Luke Nordquist

Dr. Nordquist is the CEO and Founder of the Urology Cancer Center and GU Research Network www.gucancer.com. He is also the host of the CancerOpinions.com Radio Show 1110KFAB. In addition, Dr. Nordquist is a recognized expert with ASCO, a core member of CALBG and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center trained. We are delighted to have his thought leadership and perspective on best serving the patient and their families through the connections we are generating for them on Treatment Diaries, along with the strategic relationships in the pharmaceutical marketplace. We will also be working closely with Dr. Nordquist to develop physician related applications leveraging the data within the 63,000+ patient diaries to support market demand and opportunity around the e.patient and Health 2.0.

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August 27th, 2012

The Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) Interviews our CEO – Amy Ohm and Recognizes Treatment Diaries as a Great Support Platform for Everyone Dealing with Arthritis

At the Arthritis National Research Foundation we are always on the lookout for great support groups to help everyone dealing with arthritis. We found a wonderful site that could help you deal with the challenges that face you every day. A place to let it all out and have others who will understand and support you. TreatmentDiaries.com is a unique social network privately connecting individuals affected by illness and life changing experiences. This is done through anonymous online health related conversations captured in your personal diaries. As a resource for anyone affected by illness, Treatment Diaries, affords the opportunity to publicly or privately keep a diary, log your experiences and connect with others going through similar experiences. We’ve caught up with the Founder and CEO of Treatment diaries, Amy Ohm, to bring you an inside look at what makes Treatment Diaries such a wonderful resource.

August 2012

TreatmentDiaries receives an “Excellent Resource” rating from GoodTherapy.org

TreatmentDiaries is now available to therapist worldwide and listed with one of the top therapist directories on the web. GoodTherapy.org is an association of mental health professionals from over 30 countries worldwide who support efforts to reduce harm in therapy. Launched in 2007, the GoodTherapy.org Network receives over 1.5 million therapist searches each month and reaches, through a variety of partner and advertising networks an estimated seven million people per month.

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July 31, 2012

SecureACure4MS Blog Talk Radio Show: TreatmentDiaries CEO and Guest – Amy Ohm

Hear Amy's story and our candid discussion about her journey which lead to the development of TreatmentDiaries.com. Learn more about the many Multiple Sclerosis patients who are helped each and every day with the Treatment Diaries platform.

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July 20, 2012

TreatmentDiaries teams up with International Autoimmune Arthritis Movement (IAAM) to provide online support to their growing community, including teens!

TreatmentDiaries is working with IAAM to attract and support those living with any form of autoimmune arthritis, including teens dealing with juvenile arthritis. TreatmentDiaries joins a global network and will provide an opportunity for the IAAM community to privately connect with those all over the world who can relate, exchange treatment insight along with encouragement and inspiration.

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Jun 12, 2012

OurHealthVA.org Welcomes TreatmentDiaries.com as a New Campus Partner

TreatmentDiaries.com announces a partnership with Our Health an organization supporting partner agencies to improve the health and well-being of the Winchester community by enhancing capacity, fostering collaboration, and improving outcomes. Both organizations already serve a vital role in the community and aligning missions and coordinating activities makes great sense in an effort to make an even bigger difference in supporting those in need.

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May 31, 2012

Treatment Diaries Partners with GivCause.com

A global online network that partners with charities, non-profits, and cause driven organizations to share a message that connects them to a diverse worldwide audience. TreatmentDiaries.com released an episode on giving back to those affected by illness through shared connections and private diaries – social networking with purpose.

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May 29, 2012

Treatment Diaries Reaching Veterans with the Support of Congressman Frank R. Wolf, 10th District of Virginia

TreatmentDiaries.com continues to extend valuable support to Veterans and their families. TD is coming to the aid of this community to provide a place to share the effects of war on young men and women when it comes to an amputation, PTSD, depression, grief and more. The Veteran’s in particular have found tremendous benefit in sharing through personal diaries those thoughts of anger, concern and loss that they often cannot share with those they know or to even find the words to share their thoughts out loud.

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May 9, 2012

Treatment Diaries joins Coach Marla on her radio show “Living Life Through Pain”

Treatment Diaries joins Coach Marla on her radio show “Living Life Through Pain” for a discussion around cancer, melanoma, chronic pain and the importance of being connected privately in navigating any illness.

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May 7, 2012

Melanoma and Treatment Diaries in DC for Legislative Hill Day 2012

May is Melanoma Awareness Month and Treatment Diaries will join the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) for the 2nd Annual Legislative Hill Day 2012! Amy Ohm, CEO of TD will join a diverse group of volunteers on Capitol Hill to meet with Congressional members to review MRF’s legislative agenda centered on increased funding for melanoma research and stricter tanning bed restrictions.

May 7, 2012

Treatment Diaries Inc. is pleased to partner with Cancer and Careers on the 2nd Annual National Conference on Work & Cancer Friday, June 22nd, 2012 in New York City

This FREE conference will explore the complexities working people face as they try to balance their cancer treatment and recovery with employment. Topics will include Job Search, Legal Issues, Health Insurance, Working During Treatment, and more. CEUs will be offered for oncology nurses and social workers.

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May 6, 2012

Treatment Diaries joins the Dr. Luke Nordquist radio show for a discussion around cancer, support and importance of being connected privately in navigating any illness.

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May 2, 2012

Treatment Diaries ranks #68 on StartupNation’s list of Top 200 Leading Moms in Business

Treatment Diaries ranks #68 on StartupNation’s list of Top 200 Leading Moms in Business. Over 350,000 votes were cast in support of the 2012 contestants, reflecting immense interest and supportiveness for moms building businesses at the same time they tend to their families…

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April 5, 2012

Treatment Diaries Inc. Continues Rapid Growth in Health related Social Media

“Health information is one of the most frequently sought after topics on the Internet. People with disabilities, chronic conditions and mental health needs rely on the Internet to leverage social networking with “like minded” individuals as a way to manage pain or change the way they cope with a health condition. On Treatment Diaries they have complete privacy, allowing them to be even more honest with their needs; building even stronger bonds. This is social networking with great purpose.” Amy Ohm, CEO & Founder

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April 2012

Treatment Diaries featured in Chester Magazine

Did you know that one of the largest and most influential health-related websites is right here in our own backyard? Writer Kate Craig of Chester Magazine sits down with Amy Ohm, founder of TreatmentDiaries.com and tells us all about it.

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March 2012

TreatmentDiaries.com to present at the National Virtual Clinical Trials and Patient Social Media Conference November 2012

Treatment Diaries will be featured as a guest speaker and market expert in patient social media during Kakushin’s Virtual Clinical Trials & Patient Social Media web‐based conference on November 7, 2012. Treatment Diaries is part of an exclusive speaker panel, featuring pharma social media experts from the United States, United Kingdom, Hungary, Canada, Belgium, and India. The conference is focused specifically on emerging and disruptive social media used by patients and pharmaceutical companies. The Internet is changing not just the way patients get medical information, but the way they interact with doctors, their families, and even with strangers. Health information is one of the most frequently sought topics on the Internet. People with disabilities and chronic conditions do use the Internet, and they are more likely than other users to look up health information and use that knowledge to question a doctor, manage pain or change the way they cope with a chronic condition.

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February 12, 2012

National Discount Drug Card Released: Saves Millions for those in Need of Medication

TreatmentDiaries.com launched a free national discount prescription program that is expected to save millions of dollars for anyone in need of medication and having difficulty during these challenging economic times. Co-branded with NeedyMeds.org, this drug discount card can save users up to 80% or more off the cost of prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs, medical supplies written as a prescription and pet prescription drugs purchased at a pharmacy.

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January 2012

The Around the Pan Handle Magazine highlights the impact of TreatmentDiaries.com

Hope is, arguably the foundation upon which any fight is waged. TreatmentDiaries is really a social networking site that trades the currency of hope. Recognized by John Hopkins In their publication Cancer Matters and utilized at Winchester Medical Center by patients and families via the GetWellNetwork….

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December 2011

TreatmentDiaries.com written about in, Cancer Fighters Thrive, a publication of Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Cancer Fighters Thrive, a publication of Cancer Treatment Centers of America, highlighted TreatmentDiaries.com as an ideal resource for patients and caregivers for ongoing support when faced with a chronic illness. As anyone who has been on either side of that equation knows, there comes a time when the most-effective support comes from others who are going through the same thing. See page 39 for the more info.

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October 25, 2011

Nominated by the readers of Fox Business: Fox awards Treatment Diaries the honor of “Small Business of the Day”

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October 21, 2011

Tampa Bay Examiner - Treatment Diaries – a great resource for those living with and surviving breast cancer

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October 12, 2011

The Caregivers Voice invites Treatment Diaries to provide a review of CaringBridge and the importance of both tools to patients, caregivers and family in navigating illness.

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September 25, 2011

Tampa Bay Examiner - Treatment Diaries: free, anonymous, therapeutic way to deal with chronic illness.

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July 30, 2011

Aids Response Effort, Inc. makes Treatment Diaries available to it's community.

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July 15, 2011

Interview with "Friends Over Fifty" talk show

"Friends Over Fifty" - a talk show dedicated to topics affecting the over fifty crowd, including financial issues, healthcare issue, lifestyle issues and more. Learn how Treatment Diaries is a unique and valuable resource to many, including friends over fifty.

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July 8, 2011

Johns Hopkins Medicine Cancer Matters Publication – Perspectives from those who live it every day

As oncologists, we encourage our patients to seek support wherever they can find it - family, friends, religious organizations, community groups... In the last decade or so, thanks to people like Amy Ohm, opportunities for support have begun to emerge on the Web.

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July 5, 2011

Interview with Esteem Yourself E-Magazine

Esteem Yourself E-magazine is dedicated to serving All Women; with a passion for helping and empowering woman in their growth to becoming better individuals. Listen to their interview with the Founder and President of Treatment Diaries, Amy Ohm.

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June 14, 2011

Treatment Diaries Announces an Expanded Market Opportunity Through an Alliance with Blue Ridge Hospice, Working Together to Provide Additional Resources to the Community

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May 5, 2011

ABC Special Report: Treatment Diaries and the American Cancer Society

ABC recently interviewed Treatment Diaries Founder, Amy Ohm and Lynda Loges of the American Cancer Society. This special report highlights Amy’s decision, following her battle with skin cancer, to pass on the message of hope to those fighting every day.

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May 1, 2011

The Golden Years Magazine - A Unique Online Resource Provides the Benefits of Social Networking for Baby Boomers, Seniors and their Caregivers living with an Illness

The Golden Years Magazine is the greatest 55+ Magazine in Southern California with a mission to provide people 55 and older with better information and content to bridge the healthcare system, diversity on services and products along with benefits.

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April 26, 2011

Seize The Days Interview - Celebrating The Ways Cancer Patients Add Life to Their Days

Interview with our founder, Amy Ohm conducted by Dr. Evan Lipson who is Chief Fellow in Medical Oncology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Lipson founded SeizeTheDays.org which aims to celebrate and share the unique and meaningful ways that cancer patients add life to their days by documenting, presenting and preserving stories from patients, family members, friends and caretakers.

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March 28, 2011

Press Release: TreatmentDiaries.com and Jim Stutzman Chevrolet-Cadillac Join Forces to Raise Awareness and Funds for the March of Dimes

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March 21, 2011

The Patient Experience

The Patient Experience is a set of discussion forums where patients connect, express their views and share valuable experiences on the subjects of medicine and healthcare. Read more about Treatment Diaries and visit the Patient Experience site.

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March 8, 2011

Leaving a lasting impression...

TreatmentDiaries is Leaving a Lasting Impression with Those Touched by Chronic Illnesses -- Connecting Those in Need Through Diaries and Treatments.

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March 05, 2011

TreatmentDiaries featured on Health and Happiness Web Magazine

Cancer leaves a lasting mark on an individual, even for those who live with the promise of survival. The unfortunate reality is rooted in coping with the thought of it returning, which often causes depression and anxiety. This inspired Amy Ohm to create an online community known as TreatmentDiaries.com, to support people living with any type of chronic illness along with those who care and advocate for them.

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March 03, 2011

Featured on the WHAG-TV - VA Woman Creates Online Outlet For Those Battling Illness

It doesn't diagnose, or provide any treatment, but it is a place that visitors come to heal. After Surviving cancer, Amy Ohm, went on to co-found TreatmentDiaries.com, an interactive online community allowing users to share and connect with others suffering from illness.

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March 01, 2011

Co-Founder Amy Ohm interviewed live on Fox5 DC morning news.

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February 18, 2011

FOXBusiness: Small Business News "Determined" series on TreatmentDiaries.com

Cancer didn’t leave Amy Ohm bitter or angry, but instead just the opposite. “The fact that I survived cancer made me want to help others,” said Ohm, co-founder of TreatmentDiaries.com, a new online community for people living with chronic illnesses and those who care and advocate for them.

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