Diagnosis: Cancer Archive: May, 2013

The role of the caregiver from a patient's view

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You have cancer. You just heard the news, maybe an hour ago, or a day or a week, or even longer. The shock has subsided, and the initial... Read more

A melanoma fighter's summer guide to sunscreen

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Hey guess what – summer is already here! This weekend, grills will be fired up, picnics will be unpacked, boats will be dropped in, and... Read more

Making memories that will last a lifetime

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So you know when you have one of those “that was awesome” smiling moments? Courtesy of friends, the Marlins, and the Phillies... Read more

A Mother's Day gift

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Mother’s Day – the Hallmark-inspired combination of flowers, cards, brunch, presents, family time, and whatever else all you Mothers... Read more

Melanoma Awareness Day

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With the beginning of summer looming and its increase in outdoor activities, May has become the self-proclaimed Melanoma Awareness Month among... Read more

Patient #1's birthday 'shots'

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Thursday, May 2, 1996. Rumors Bar and Grill, owned by my friend and lab partner Eric’s parents. A bunch of Carnegie Mellon Betas crowded... Read more