Coming together to start the discussion is the first step. Hospitals, doctors, registered dietitians, chefs, patients, and family members all need to be involved. Progress will follow and hopefully programs like these will become the new normal.
Noah's innocent, honest assessment of his own needs while witnessing his brother's suffering echoed the very same cries for help and support that I had heard during the caregiver sessions at the conference in Las Vegas.
Since my name is Joy, I have found my life's purpose in helping others fight cancer with Joy, literally and figuratively! I help them discover how to transform that paralyzing fear of dying into happiness! Because given a choice, would you rather fight cancer with Joy or without it?
Although I had my network of support in my family, friends and doctors, once I started introducing myself to these fellow cancer fighters I realized that they were providing me something valuable that my caregivers could not