Survivor Squad Member Kayla is Grateful for Everything She Has
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 3:35pm
When she was almost 11, Kayla was mysteriously sick for two months. She noticed she couldn’t walk around New York City during a dance competition without feeling sick. First her doctors thought she had a cold or mono, and then a stomach bug. Then, on her 11th birthday, her lymph nodes became the size of baseballs. Her blood work showed that her white blood cell count was through the roof.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 3:27pm
I know firsthand how helpful it is to speak with someone who has been through a similar cancer journey as you.
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 3:37pm
Valentine’s Day can mean dressing up, fancy dinner reservations, sparkly gifts and high expectations. However, there's nothing wrong with wanting something a little more laid back and low key.
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 4:01pm
Because radiation affects only the treated area, early side effects are predictable based on the area being treated.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 8:00am
When used to manage the pain resulting from cancer or cancer-related treatments, opioids are extremely effective. The challenge for both doctors and patients emerges when these opioids are used to cope with the stress, anxiety and depression that often accompany a cancer diagnosis.
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 3:01pm
It began in 2011 when Ron Funke’s wife was diagnosed with cancer. Years later, Shooting for a Cure has grown into an annual event and a huge success for Pembroke High School and its community.
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 9:00am
One evening Andrew noticed a new volunteer who was bald and had an accent. Little did he know she was his future wife.
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 4:57pm
Cancer Research & News
Although most patients on immunotherapies experience few — if any — side effects related to treatment, serious side effects can occur. Find out which symptoms to watch for.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 2:26pm
The advice I would give to other people going through cancer at my age is to never give up. Find something that can symbolize your journey and push you to keep fighting.