Dear Lesley, I was heartbroken when I heard that you, like me, were suffering from a rare and aggressive cancer. My thoughts immediately went to your beautiful 6 year old daughter, who I know is the light of your life. I remembered the conversation we had when I first met you a year and a […]
How does one carry on with life when it suddenly has a high probability of ending? How does cope with an illness that strikes fast, only whispering its presence after it’s already spread? How does one stay optimistic when the odds are stacked against beating it, when few doctors have encountered it, let alone successfully treated it? What does living in such a precarious state do to the loved ones of the patient?