As part of my vulvar cancer treatment, I underwent five days of
radiation therapy treatments for six weeks.
Going into it, I had no idea what to expect, and after about two weeks, I started to feel like a baked potato that had been left in the microwave too long.
Today, I'm cancer-free, so in the end it was worth it. But it was difficult at times. Here are some things I wish I would have known before starting radiation...
In June 2014, I was awaiting the birth of my second son, David, while juggling a demanding job and raising an 18-month-old, Noah, with my...
After starting chemotherapy, it became clear that my acute myeloid
leukemia (AML) was going to be tough to beat. The chemo would kill it,
but it could come back. To lower the chances of this, my doctors
suggested I consider a bone marrow transplant.
I made an appointment to learn about the bone marrow transplant process. Afterwards, my care team and I decided that getting a bone marrow donation was the best option for me. ...