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How to Smoothie!

How to Smoothie!

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

This summer has been a challenge after a family member with celiac disease had a gluten exposure (Click here to read more about celiac disease). Gluten damages the small intestine villi (see 5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Small Intestines), which are essential for nutrition absorption.  For over a month, gastrointestinal pain, vomiting...

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Infographic on Cancer Immunotherapy

Infographic on Cancer Immunotherapy

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Last summer we provided a series of posts on oncology basics.  Oncology Basics: Preparing for ASCO covered some of the history of oncology.  In Understanding Cells, we reviewed what is newly understood about cells–it’s way beyond what you learned in high school biology.  DNA with lots of animated videos also explained some of the basics...

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Why Is Asking For Help So Hard?

Why Is Asking For Help So Hard?

Posted by on Jul 9, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Asking for help has been really bothering me lately… Before writing this post, I read a lot about the topic. It seems as if he experts agree that it is a strength to ask for help.  They actively promote asking for help. But that just felt wrong to me. I’d been advocating for months for a loved one and getting absolutely nowhere.  Maybe it was...

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Guest Post: An Open Letter To Healthcare Providers

Guest Post: An Open Letter To Healthcare Providers

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in Blog | 4 comments

By Stephanie Zimmerman, RN, MSN Dear Healthcare Providers, Although professionally, I am a former pediatric oncology nurse practitioner, I write this letter as an individual who lives with the long-lasting impact of late effects stemming from the successful treatment of Ewing’s Sarcoma as a child in the late 1970’s. I write because I am fortunate to be...

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