Before the year 2018 ends, there is an estimated number of 1,735,350 cases of cancer diagnosed in the United States. Among this astounding number of cancer cases, around 600,000 people will die from the fatal chronic disease. Given the overwhelming number of people suffering from this chronic disease, without a doubt, cancer is the leading
Hey, Ok- I know today didn’t turn out like you expected. Ugh. This sucks. I’m trying to remember what even happened on that day before THE appointment… I have no idea if the kids were being good that morning or if you were running around like crazy trying to get out the door on time.
The Make-A-Wish foundation is a well-known non-profit organization which makes the ‘wishes’ of a child with a life-threatening medical condition come true. Since its establishment in 1980, the Make-A-Wish foundation has granted countless life-changing wishes in order to make eligible children happy. In its 38-years of service, the non-profit organization has received millions of requests,
Did you know that about 3 billion pizzas are sold in America annually? Almost everyone cannot say no to pizza and that includes Lexi Brown, a little girl who was diagnosed with cancer. Lexi, who was in her seventh grade had a bad week; her chemotherapy had caused her heart to stop beating. And although
Years ago when my husband and I were dating I purchased two coffee mugs; the kind that has your name on it and a description of what your name foretells and it was pretty accurate. People used to make fun of our corny coffee mugs but that’s okay. I didn’t purchase them to impress anyone.
Cancer is one of the most threatening health issues we are facing today. In the United States alone, an estimated diagnosis of cancer reaches the number of 1,7335,350. And out of this million of people, 609,640 cancer patients will fall to their demise. Believe it or not, Cancer is not a new disease, in fact,
Getting diagnosed with cancer is understandably a terrifying experience. So many questions and emotions start flying through your head that it’s hard to know where to even start. Many times, you’re given the news when there is still more details or information needed to get the full picture of what you’re up against… the lack
Avocado is one of the fruits which is popular with people from all over the world. It has an exquisite taste, is very easy to prepare, and can be incorporated in a variety of recipes. But aside from its delicious taste, convenience, and versatility, an Avocado is known for being a ‘superfood’ as well! When a fruit is
My son was almost 3 1/2 when I was diagnosed, and his little sister was just 5 months old. We were still adjusting to the busy life of a family of 4 and getting everyone’s schedules straight. The day I found out I had cancer was a blur. I specifically remember thinking I would let
Dear every cancer patient I ever took care of, I’m sorry. I didn’t get it. This thought has been weighing heavy on my heart since my diagnosis. I’ve worked in oncology nearly my entire adult life. I started rooming and scheduling patients, then worked as a nursing assistant through school, and finally as a nurse
For decades now, experts and scientists all over the world have been exerting their efforts in finding the cure for cancer. Unfortunately, even after years of research, up to now, there’s still no absolute cure for cancer — the dreaded disease, is treatable, though. Since we haven’t found a cure for cancer yet, the best
by Terri Hess Years ago when my husband and I were dating I purchased two coffee mugs; the kind that has your name on it and a description of what your name foretells and it was pretty accurate. People used to make fun of our corny coffee mugs but that’s okay. I didn’t purchase them