Category Archives: "Surviving Cancer"
In 1999, my friend Suzanne Foglio’s husband, Jim, was diagnosed with stage 4 non-hodgkin’s lymphoma. “As we drove home from that appointment,” she writes on her website, vibrantlifeaftercancer.com, “I looked around at the world and thought, how is the world still turning?” All these years later, Suzanne and her husband are not only surviving, they’re
Back in 2011, I posted about the importance of making sure that you go to a certified oncology esthetician if you’ve gone through cancer. Spa treatments like facials, massages, and body treatments can really help in your healing process, but you want to be sure you’re going to someone who understands the special needs of
“Nipple Tattoos Help Breast Cancer Survivors Feel Like Women Again.” This was the headline of a July 2011 news article featuring The Beau Institute, which offers free nipple tattooing for breast cancer survivors. Is this a good idea? Is it safe? In May 2010, I published a post on the dangers of lead-based inks in
Think for a moment how you feel when you have the flu. Do you feel confident? Ready to go to work and knock them dead? Happy to go out with friends and have fun? Cancer patients going through treatments often feel the same way. Even on the days when their energy returns, they may still