Posted May 31st, 2023
In the fall of 2022, my life was changed by a single phone call when I was diagnosed with stage II B-cell, non-specified, non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a rare and aggressive cancer of the lymphatic system. For me, a large tumor was growing in my left armpit. The tumor was damaging my ulnar nerve to the point […]
Posted July 26th, 2021
Author: Kyle PotvinISBN: 9781939449078 LoosenInformation: Hobblebush Books, 2021 $18.00 USOncolink Rating ⭐️⭐️⭐️ (3/3) Flattered. That’s the best word to describe how I felt last week after I clicked on an email from OncoLink and read a forwarded invitation from Kyle Potvin to review her new book of poetry. Incredibly flattered actually, since I had only […]
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.