Anita had a cough that even antibiotics couldn’t kill. As time went on, she began experiencing shortness of breath during daily activities.
Stories for Cancer Care
At the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute at Long Beach Memorial (TCI), three oncology social workers work t
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