At the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute at Long Beach Memorial (TCI), three oncology social workers work t
Stories for Cancer Care
Lauren Speegle personifies the word “busy.” She’s a high school math teacher, a tutor, a cheer team advisor and a mother of two young children. With every hour of the day being filled with a task, it would be easy for her to ignore reminders of her doctor appointments. But she never does, because at just 36 years of age, Lauren is a colon cancer survivor.
Cancer patients file bankruptcy at a rate more than two times that of non-cancer patients.
In 1978, Alam Nisar Syed, M.D., founded the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS), a nonprofit organization that provides insight and res
August 2013 started as a normal month for Toni Knox-Smith. She was spending time with her husband and her two children.