Tag: childhood cancer

Donna's Cancer Story: Relapse 3.0

This is the nineteenth of thirty-one installments of Donna’s Cancer Story, which will appear daily in serial format through the month of September to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Each post will cover one month of Donna’s thirty-one months of treatment. Donna had another set of scans this month that showed  her tumor was back.  Another relapse. ... Read more »

Donna's Cancer Story: Dance Class

This is the eighteenth of thirty-one installments of Donna’s Cancer Story, which will appear daily in serial format through the month of September to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Each post will cover one month of Donna’s thirty-one months of treatment.  Donna had her first post-surgical scan this month and it was clean.  Because of the IntraBeam... Read more »

Donna's Cancer Story: Surgery 3.0

This is the seventeenth of thirty-one installments of Donna’s Cancer Story, which will appear daily in serial format through the month of September to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Each post will cover one month of Donna’s thirty-one months of treatment. I’ve used the word whiplash to describe life with Donna’s cancer before, but this... Read more »
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Donna's Cancer Story: Relapse 2.0

This is the sixteenth of thirty-one installments of Donna’s Cancer Story, which will appear daily in serial format through the month of September to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Each post will cover one month of Donna’s thirty-one months of treatment. My Dad is very fond of saying, “Don’t worry about a thing, nothing will... Read more »

Donna's Cancer Story: Back to Work

This is the fifteenth of thirty-one installments of Donna’s Cancer Story, which will appear daily in serial format through the month of September to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Each post will cover one month of Donna’s thirty-one months of treatment.  Life after cancer, though tenuous, was developing a rhythm.  We saw our home health... Read more »

Donna's Cancer Story: Mother's Day

This is the fourteenth of thirty-one installments of Donna’s Cancer Story, which will appear daily in serial format through the month of September to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Each post will cover one month of Donna’s thirty-one months of treatment. When you go through cancer treatment with your child, you meet some of the... Read more »
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Donna's Cancer Story: Spring

This is the thirteenth of thirty-one installments of Donna’s Cancer Story, which will appear daily in serial format through the month of September to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Each post will cover one month of Donna’s thirty-one months of treatment.  The first day of this month was Easter, which seemed fitting.  It was spring,... Read more »

Donna's Cancer Story: Family Portrait

This is the twelfth of thirty-one installments of Donna’s Cancer Story, which will appear daily in serial format through the month of September to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Each post will cover one month of Donna’s thirty-one months of treatment.   (photos courtesy of Nicole Radja, Studio Starling, Chicago) There we are in all our glory... Read more »

Donna's Cancer Story: Transplant, Part II

This is the tenth of thirty-one installments of Donna’s Cancer Story, which will appear daily in serial format through the month of September to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Each post will cover one month of Donna’s thirty-one months of treatment. The cracks were beginning to show.  Cancer can be relentless and a stem cell transplant is not... Read more »
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Donna's Cancer Story: Harvest

This is the eighth of thirty-one installments of Donna’s Cancer Story, which will appear daily in serial format through the month of September to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Each post will cover one month of Donna’s thirty-one months of treatment. Autumn is the harvest season, and it’s no different when you live in Cancerville.  The... Read more »