Whenever someone asks me about why I continue to work on the Music for a Cure benefit concert year after year, I can't help but think back to those last few days that Papa (my grandfather) was alive. It was during those last few days that I felt so helpless.
Caring for a loved one with a chronic illness is a challenging and complex role that many of us will take on at some point in our life.
My life was perfect, or so it seemed
It far surpassed what I had dreamed
My boys were healthy, ages twelve and nine
My twenty-year marriage was doing fine
I had more friends that I could see
For a brand-new house, I held the key
Although Punxsutawney Phil may have declared the end to winter eminent, it seems that Jack Frost is determined to have a few more weeks of bitter fun before things begin to warm up.
As a Registered Dietitian that works with cancer patients, one of the most frequent questions I am asked is, \What kind of diet should I follow before starting treatment?\ I am always happy to answer that question because it is so important to get off to a good start nutritionally prior to star
Well before I finished the first chapter of Siddhartha Mukherjee's Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, I realized that the book, published just this past November, would become a standard by which to judge all future efforts to describe the history and cultural context of the disease