Ask the Cancer Coach

July 13, 2021 By Mirela Kopier

This is for all my men battling cancer―those guys who do not want to show they are scared or in pain. Those beautiful, amazing men who want and need to be strong for their spouses, children and parents, but forget they are allowed to show their vulnerability. Guys, being vulnerable is not a sign of…

Ask the Cancer Coach

March 23, 2021 By Mirela Kopier

The caretakers and supporters of those who have been diagnosed with cancer are more crucial to a patient’s journey than anyone or anything else. You may be a chemo buddy, scheduler, workout companion or all three. Whether a supporter goes to one chemo treatment or all of them, makes all the phone calls needed for…

Ask the Cancer Coach

January 11, 2021 By Mirela Kopier

The caretakers and supporters of those who have been diagnosed with cancer are more crucial to a patient’s journey than anyone or anything else. You may be a chemo buddy, scheduler, workout companion or all three. Whether a supporter goes to one chemo treatment or all of them, makes all the phone calls needed for…

Ask the Cancer Coach

October 16, 2020 By Mirela Kopier

Issue seven is our women’s issue, and it is an honor for me to talk about the amazing women who are battling cancer every day. I am inspired by the dedication, sacrifice, creativity, strength and love our women warriors embody. It encourages me to continue doing what I love as a cancer coach. Although statistics…

Vogelzang Law Partners with MI’s Union 4 Life Charity

February 21, 2019 By Mirela Kopier

Vogelzang Law has just partnered with Union 4 Life, a breast cancer charity in central Michigan affiliated with the Ann Arbor Electrical JATC. Union 4 Life raises money for the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. Our first sponsored event was the check presentation held at the Ann Arbor Training Center in Chelsea, MI. Local…

ADAO Conference Raises Awareness in Washington, D.C.

May 17, 2018 By Mirela Kopier

By Mirela Stefanescu From April 13-15, the 2018 Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization’s 14th annual conference put asbestos education first in Washington, D.C. The conference welcomed over 100 medical, academic and occupational experts, asbestos victims, and supporters of the ADAO from nine countries. Since 2005, ADAO’s annual conference has unified specialists, policymakers, unions, and those currently…

Team Vogelzang Law at Fight For Air Climb

March 27, 2018 By Mirela Kopier

On Sunday, March 11th, Team Vogelzang Law took part in the 2018 American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb at the Presidential Towers in Chicago. As the Public Relations Manager in charge of charity outreach, it was important for me to complete all four towers, which I achieved, yay! I am also happy to say that half of the Vogelzang Law team joined me in finishing all four towers including our own Director of Business Strategy, Caylei Vogelzang. The Fight for Air Climb is the ALA’s signature fundraising event every year. In the last several years the event has raised over $45 million dollars to support the work the American Lung Association does.

Working With the Imerman Angels

March 2, 2017 By Mirela Kopier

My name is Mirela Stefanescu and I live in Lakeview, and I do PR for Vogelzang Law, an amazing law firm in the city at which I am also the office manager and which specializes in serving victims of Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancer. I also just started volunteering for a wonderful organization called Imerman Angels which is a one-on- one non-profit cancer support community.