Monthly Archives: January 2014

Motivated

I wish I never heard of The Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2) or of its members I know by their first names and their home States – Joe (Virginia), Tom (Pennsylvania) and Donna (Virginia).  I wish I only knew Michael … Continue reading

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Never Ever Capitalize “cancer”

Originally posted on Four-Square Clobbers Cancer:
Every Year in September during the Childhood Cancer Summit and CureFest I remember five years ago, meeting Carson’s mother and Max’s grandfather. Richard Plotkin, a retired lawyer, read a book written by Annette Leslie’s,…

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Palliative Care

Recently, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced it’s support for palliative care (pronounced pal-lee-uh-tiv) for adults and children suffering from serious illness. To be honest, for a long, long time, I always associated palliative care with death, dying and hospice.  Many of the services offered under palliative … Continue reading

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