Karen Arnold-Korzeniowski, BSN, RN

The Choice To Stop Treatment Is Not An Easy One

Posted August 27th, 2018

Over the past few weeks the world has experienced news stories about well known  people deciding to stop treatment for their cancer. For some cancer patients it gets to a point in their journey where choosing more treatment might help them live longer, but it might not give them the quality of life they are […]

Stupid Cancer

Posted February 6th, 2017

On a snowy day last week, mom-in-law Ivalene checked into the emergency room – quite yellow. In the process of correcting her outrageous skin color, pancreatic cancer was discovered. From her hospital bed, mom-in-law has been reminiscing. One of the stories she loves to tell is how she met her husband, Jack, when he was home on leave from the Marines and how […]

Hijacking the Hospice Movement

Posted January 6th, 2014

Hospices perform a vital service.  They help care for dying patients.  They provide care that family members aren’t capable of performing, for people who don’t want to spend their last days in a hospital. But there are many hospices that are in it for the buck, according to a recent Washington Post article. According to […]