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Brighter Days and Dr. Richey On a Mission: Free Program Helps Cancer Patients Deal with Side Effects on the Skin
I was so excited to see my friend, Dr. Donald Richey, featured in the news recently. For those of you who don’t know, Dr. Richey is the founder of the “Brighter Days” foundation, and is also on the Cinco Vidas Medical Advisory Panel. He was kind enough to write a foreword to my book, When
What do most people want once they’ve been told the cancer is gone? For it to never, ever, ever come back again! It’s natural to worry about it. After you’ve been through so much, the last thing you want to do is go through it again. Unfortunately, you can’t control the future. Sometimes the cancer
It’s a great feeling when you get the news that your doctor can no longer find any cancer. Your last treatment is over, and it looks like you’re in remission. You may celebrate with family and friends, and get one of the best nights of sleep of your life. The next morning, though, may hit
Some of the most common side effects to occur when you’re going through chemotherapy are those that affect your hands and feet. These can be particularly problematic because we use our hands and feet all day long, so any pain or discomfort becomes super noticeable. My dad had an extreme case of a side effect