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Hodgkins Disease

Remission With an *

Bret Hoekema | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Bret Hoekema

Asterisks aside, no one on my medical team seems disappointed by the PET results. In the eyes of many, I am in remission. I will learn to accept this as good news. I'll continue to believe that I'm on the cusp of complete remission.

Why I'm Writing My Own Obituary

Joan Gage | Posted 10.23.2013 | Fifty
Joan Gage

I've added Laura's obituary to my file of inspiration for the day when I sit down to write my own obituary -- a task I have to stop putting off.

To Oncology Nurses, From a Seasoned Patient

Karin Diamond | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Karin Diamond

Proper health care is not one-size-fits all. Even if the 80-year-old Spanish-speaking man in the chemo recliner beside me has my same disease, his needs are different. Keep that individualization in care and kindness at the head of everything, and the rest will fall into place.