Posted November 12th, 2020
Courtney Misher, MPH, BSRT(T)
My story is a personal one. It began when I was in middle school and my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. After her initial treatments, I would occasionally accompany my mom to her radiation therapy appointments. Quickly, my curiosity was peaked, and I started to ask questions …What is radiation? Is this going to […]
Posted May 16th, 2019
When I told people that I was studying nursing, the response that I received made me hold my head up higher. When I was applying to hospitals, I met a nurse manager who “sold” me on oncology. She described a world that was sad, but happy, that will make you cry tears of sorrow and […]
Posted April 10th, 2014
Sometimes seeing things through the eyes of someone new to the world of oncology can remind us of how far we still have to go. In this guest blog, Kate Cole brings to your attention the cost of cancer treatment and the enormous problem it can pose for patients trying to get the care they need.
Posted March 20th, 2013
As a transfer student at Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, I must admit that Nutrition and Food Science was not my first love.