8 Oct

Sam McKinnon Interview (Part 2)

Though now cancer-free, Sam McKinnon, 32, still struggles with infections and other health-related issues. This is common among many cancer...
8 Oct

Caregiving and Compassion: Kim Bernakevitch

“I think it's a two-way street. Because I think Sam would be there for us just like we are for her family in a heartbeat.” When you find a true...
8 Oct

Cervical Cancer Story: Lisa Lakey

Lisa Lakey’s ?rst diagnosis was received in a Planned Parenthood at 18 years old. It was HPV, and with research discoveries of the virus still...
27 Sep

Chemo to Double Mastectomy in 6 Weeks

By Ashleigh Armstrong  With chemotherapy done, I now had to face my next hurdle, a double mastectomy. I was given 6 weeks in between chemo and my...
24 Sep

Why me, why cancer can happen to anyone

By Ashleigh Armstrong    I was the first. There was no medal. This definitely wasn’t a win.  The first call to my grandmother was to give her...
24 Sep

it rolls off the tongue…

By Erin McDermott Perkins Advocacy: “public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy”. From the beginning of my memory I...
22 Sep

Pandemic Chemo

By Ashleigh Armstrong  Chemotherapy for 12 weeks, once a week. Three months of treatment to save my life. I told myself that I carried twins for 9...
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