Tag: #cancertreatment

Palliative Care: How Does it Help Cancer Patients?

Palliative Care is a term many cancer patients have heard but do not fully understand. When I was going through chemotherapy, I met gentleman who was also going through treatment for pancreatic cancer. He was obviously more ill than I was, so when he suggested I look into palliative care, I was confused and reluctant…. Read more »

Tania Aldaddah Seizes Opportunity to Run for Love

Tania Aldaddah was devastated when she learned her boyfriend’s mother, Carolyn Nolan, had pancreatic cancer. Over the four years Tania and Dan Nolan have been dating, she developed a very close relationship with his mom. Carolyn was a lively, active women who enjoyed traveling internationally with her husband, Michael. Carolyn’s April, 2016 pancreatic cancer diagnosis… Read more »

Father & Daughter Run to Honor Loved One Lost to Cancer

“Scott loved life. He loved being outside. Scott  loved to walk along Lake Michigan  and to see the beautiful sunsets,” Jay Chandonnet says, as he remembers his brother. “He enjoyed the quiet times. He loved to build. Scott built the house he and his family lived in. His kids, wife and family were everything to… Read more »

How To Cope with Cancer: Ray Barbera Chose Humor

When Raymond ‘Ray’ Barbera and his son, Michael, speak, their similarly joyful sense of humor immediately puts you at ease. The conversation comes easily and it feels like you have known them for years. It is easy to tell they enjoy laughing and making others laugh. They share an infectious sense of humor.  The two… Read more »

Devastating Injury Doesn’t Stop Tracey Mcgee From Helping Others

Tracey McGee suffered a serious injury in April, 2016. While many people would focus on their own suffering, Tracey is not one of them. Meeting a man with stage IV pancreatic cancer inspired her to look outside of herself once again. She has joined Project Purple for her ‘comeback’ race and she is raising money to… Read more »