Monthly Archives: March 2014

Palliative Care – Misunderstood

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 … Continue reading

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comPASSION

Eight years have passed since Grace, the granddaughter of Joe Baber, was nine years old when her little 16 month-old brother was diagnosed with high risk neuroblastoma. Next year, she enters college with a mission.   It was 6 o’clock … Continue reading

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Thank You, American Cancer Society

In the past, I have been a huge critic of the American Cancer Society and in September, I wrote a very inflamed blog  about all that I felt was  wrong with the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) involvement with childhood cancer.  I believe … Continue reading

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