Tag: cancer resources

Palliative Care Is Everywhere

Today my sister and brother-in-law took a huge risk to travel from Georgia all the way to Northern California. After collecting them from the Sacramento airport, we arrived at the house greeted by my husband and an immanent call with my palliative oncologist from Stanford. He’s a wonderfully compassionate physician. In the specialty of palliative

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I’m Well Aware, Thank You, Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This post won’t leave you feeling good though I hope my words help the understanding of why it’s hard for metastatic breast cancer endurers to get excited about Octobers. As BCAM finally came to a gentle close on Halloween – Breast Cancer Awareness with 30 days dedicated to breast cancer. This year BCAM messaging focused

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Eroding Layers of My Body: exhausted and radiated

Some weeks are just hard. Enduring the beatings of treatments with side effects that hurt now and may have permanently harmed my insides. The invisible me – the parts no one can see but me and my oncologist and a radiology department I’ll never meet but whose hands sign off on the findings of my

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