Tags » Fighting Cancer

Life, connections and striving

Life, connections and striving

Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP, Curator


I have been writing about life, illness, and end of life experiences.  I am recalling the untimely death of my mother in her 50s of Linitus Plastica.   3,021 more words

Patient Experience

Donating Hair Can Change a Child’s Life

Imagine being nine years old again, going to school everyday and making new friends. You spend your day playing outside and doing homework. You bike to the park and play with your dog, but when cancer strikes all of this changes. 557 more words


Three Things That Improve With Practice...

“My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful, and optimistic. We can change the world.” 90 more words

Quotes And Notes

A cup of ice and The Hoo-ha

She requested a cup of ice.

A cup from Sonic, to be specific.

“A tall cup of crushed or chipped ice,” Stephanie wrote in a Facebook request on Oct. 693 more words

Liquid Biopsy of Cerebrospinal Fluid Offers Less Invasive, More Effective Policing of Brain Tumours

According to recent research conducted at the Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology´s (VHIO) Gene Expression and Cancer Group, led by Joan Seoane, and published in the journal, … 609 more words


Motorcade To Raise Funds And Awareness For Teen Cancer Plight

DETROIT (WWJ) – The Williams family learned that their 14-year-old daughter, Ciera, had ovarian cancer in July. Since the diagnosis, Sophia and Velton Williams have maxed out their insurance but the Detroit community will show their support Sunday at 3 p.m. 168 more words


Princess Alexis' Wish Comes True

Soon after her 3rd birthday, Alexis was diagnosed with leukemia.

It began when she was sent home from daycare with a fever. Angela, her mother, noticed Alexis seemed tired and pale. 293 more words