Surviving cancer is no laughing matter, but there may be a place for a tinge of humor.

According to supporters of Gilda's Club annual Laughfest ... it's all about the timing!  There are taboo times to make a joke of the potentially fatal disease and then there are times that a little comic relief is exactly what the doctor has ordered!

Click here to weigh in on the debate.

Grand Rapids' Laughfest kicks off this Thursday and runs through Sunday, March 20th.  Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster outlets, 800-745-3000 or by going to their website at

Last week, Leno brought national attention to our happy event when he talked with Betty White about her upcoming appearance on Tuesday the 15th.

March 2011: Betty White talks about Laughfest on Leno!

I'll have tickets to giveaway throughout the week.  Listen to Channel 957 between 10a-3p for your opportunity to win yours!