With the desire to help others understand what it means to be a cancer fighter in need of emotional support, Gloria does not hold back as she shares the hopes, the needs and the negatives she’s been through.
Everything listed here helped me a great deal, but I always checked with my medical team before making any decisions. I encourage you to do the same with your cancer fight. Stay focused, kick ass, and live your life to the fullest.Breast Cancer, Healthline, Mastectomy
Giving this talk with my treasured friend Lolita Lopez was incredible. For our friends, our families and our super heroes… Your support got us through cancer treatment. Your encouragement brought the Fighter Ts to life. Your desire for knowledge brought Replacing Fear with Hope and What the F@#- is Cancer and Why Does Everybody Have […]
Surviving Cancer: Teri, 17 year Breast Cancer Survivor (#1728) January 20th 2015 Diagnosed on her 40th birthday, Teri talks about being 17 years away from that first call. Featuring: Teri Doorman, Breast Cancer Survivor THE WHAT? SERIES is a non-profit cancer education web series presenting raw, honest questions and answers constructed in the hope of […]Allison W. Gryphon, Breast Cancer, Teri Dorman, the what? series
I have a brain tumor. I’ve named it Steve.
The standard reaction to this revelation is something like this:
“What the fuck do you mean ‘you have a brain tumor’?”
Followed quickly by, “Wait, why Steve?”
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.