The Emotional Fight
Love is when the CT scan comes back, and the attending carefully, gently, sits down on the gurney next to me and asks if I would like to read it with him. He says he’s not a radiologist, but knows I would want the results as soon as possible.
Bringing the Power of Martial Arts to Kids With Cancer
The nonprofit organization Kids Kicking Cancer helps children with cancer manage the stress and pain of their disease and treatments through personalized coachings instructed by black belt martial artists. These children achieve power, peace and purpose by teaching their deep breathing techniques to others to help them reduce stress.
As I was leaving a movie theater on the very packed streets of Hollywood, I noticed a young girl of maybe four. She was holding the hand of her mother and her hair was very, very short and very, very fine. Because people in my life have been affected by cancer, I knew that this little girl had been thru Chemo and that her hair was not just trimmed short, it was the fine growth of new hair.
Results of a new study published in the online medical journal “Cancer” have shown that women who have had a post-mastectomy breast reconstruction with autologous or self-donated tissue may experience a meaningful increase in their personal well-being, beginning as early as 3 weeks after the completion of their reconstruction.breast reconstruction, Leif Rogers
When a cancer diagnosis strikes, a difficult and damaging time begins in the patient’s life. Cancer is never convenient and can uproot families and future plans quickly. Cancer is the enemy and is often associated with a multitude of negative emotions. The process of fighting cancer, from the time of diagnosis through treatment and recovery, […]
When NBC4 reporter and mother Lolita Lopez was diagnosed with stage two A invasive breast cancer, many mothers around her couldn’t believe she told her 9-year-old daughter, Lulu. “She lives in my house. She is going to see me do this,” Lopez explained. Other mothers thought Lulu might have been nervous or worried about her […]