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Monday, April 30 Non-Profit Renovates Fair Lawn Home Hard-Hit By Irene [Video] Rebuilding Together, a national non-profit that renovates homes, was on site in Fair Lawn Saturday helping resident Stacey Scott rebuild after Hurricane Irene. Fair Lawn Boiler Engineer Produces, Directs, Acts in Films Frank Lisi has been a boiler engineer and shop steward on Rutgers’ Newark Campus for 22 years. But he spends his spare time directing and acting in his own award-winning films. Terminally Ill Belly Dancer Chooses Own Path in Cancer Fight When doctors told Fair Lawn dance center owner Sigi Nissimov that she had only a few months to live last fall, she turned her back on traditional modern medicine. Eight months later, she's found a decidedly 21st …
When doctors told Fair Lawn dance center owner Sigi Nissimov that she had only a few months to live last fall, she turned her back on traditional modern medicine. Eight months later, she's found a decidedly 21st Century way to fund her battle.
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- Zak Koeske
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Rather than give up after learning last August that her adrenal cancer had returned and that she likely had only a few months to live, Sigi Nissimov used the opportunity to regain control of her life. With radiation out of the question due to the extent of her tumors, specialists suggested Nissimov consider exploratory surgery and more rounds of chemotherapy -- although neither option was considered curative. At best, the treatments might extend her life by a few months, doctors told her. “At that point I decided I won’t do any more Western medicine,” Nissimov said. “I decided to take control and do research. I discovered a world that offered me so many alternative ways.” For the past eight months, the 42-year-old professional belly dancer…