White blood cells, also called leukocytes or WBCs, are the centerpiece of the immune system’s response that helps your body fight off infections, destroy abnormal cells and prevent illness. What does it mean when levels of some of these cells are high or low?
Ovarian cancer is among the most aggressive and toughest of all gynecological cancers to diagnose and treat. The most common kind, called high-grade serous ovarian cancer, has about an 80% chance of returning.
The quilts, and the shirts they came from, are also a reminder of how far she’s come and how fortunate Sara has been since her first diagnosis in 2006. Each shirt is another event, another year, another victory.