Although the treatment sounded unbearable, Shiery was determined to do whatever Hwu recommended.
"Dr. Hwu is not only knowledgeable, he's personable too." Shiery says. "He used sports analogies so I could understand what was going on. He was able to relate it to me in a way that made sense. Dr. Hwu is one of my best friends now."
After a roller coaster ride with melanoma, Shiery currently is without evidence of disease.