“There are few days that divide your life into two parts: before times and after times,” says Liya Shuster-Bier WG17, who knows firsthand you can’t possibly understand some experiences until you’ve lived through them.

Her own battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma inspired her to start a centralized shop with products for those undergoing cancer treatments, ranging from cold packs to anti-nausea lozenges and post-op recovery kits. Alula handpicks the most useful, thoughtful, tried, and tested goods and also offers treatment-specific recommendations via text or phone — all geared toward making living with cancer more bearable.

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