“They took me into the doctor and saw that the tumor was eating through my fibula.” Ashley hasn’t let her multiple bone tumors prevent her from pursuing her passion: figure skating. #ALittleDifferent
For me, Cancer was a full time job added to my actual full time job and overbooked life. I think that’s why my first day of chemo hit me like a freight train. There is no hurry in chemo. There is no anesthesia. No hustle and bustle of people moving to get you from here to there. Nothing to organize. Nothing to do. There is an attentive staff preparing for your marathon. There is stillness. There is waiting. And there is a profound state of quiet.
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What cancer treatment can do to a relationship is candidly discussed by cancer fighters, medical professionals and caregivers.
On May 17th the Cameo Cinema and the Martin-O’Neil Cancer Center at St. Helena Hospital will host the SPANISH LANGUAGE PREMIERE of What the F@#- is Cancer and Why? Does Everybody Have it? The screening will be followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Allison W. Gryphon Oncologists Dr. Gregory B. Smith and Dr. Ethan D. Schram along with Norma Navarro, Nurse Practitioner from the St. Helena Hospital Survivorship Program. The Spanish translation of this film was generously made possible by Skywalker Sound, Gary Rizzo, Juan Peralta, Magaly C. and John Countryman.
Today marks the launch of one filmmaker helping another. Through the Tugg platform, select screenings of What the F@#- is Cancer and Why Does Everybody Have it? will benefit the production of the upcoming documentary Men Have Breasts Too.
Erica lets us in. She talks about looking back at her childhood and understanding the wonderful caregiver her mother was to her father through his brain cancer battle, while also taking care of two children.