Posted October 8th, 2020
I’m at the neighborhood Acme, standing in the produce aisle, reaching for some shiny red MacIntosh apples, when I hear a female voice behind me: Remind all the women in your life to get a mammogram… Startled, I drop the fruit into my shopping cart, look around the store, and try to figure out where […]
Posted January 24th, 2014
First and foremost, the book is well organized and indexed, which enables patients and caregivers to easily access information by immediate need or concern.
Posted October 9th, 2013
Micki Myers’ poetic cancer memoir, It’s Probably Nothing, describes her CancerLand experiences – visiting doctors, surviving hospital stays, recovering from surgery and chemotherapy, shopping for post-mastectomy bras – none of which are “funny ha-ha,” in a classically humorous way.
Posted September 10th, 2013
And In Health covers topics ranging from aspects of a couple’s emotional life to the finer points of successfully interacting with your medical team.
Posted April 30th, 2013
At the very mention of her name – Eve Ensler – I’m transported back in time. Suddenly it’s the year 2001 and I’m sitting in a darkened Philadelphia theater along with ten other women from my breast cancer support group.
Posted April 3rd, 2013
After fifteen years in CancerLand, I know this much is true. After patients hear their doctor say, “I’m sorry, it’s cancer,” they do one of two things.