Washington, D.C., September 10, 2015 — Northern Virginia-based non-profit, The Side-Out Foundation, was honored by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA Research) with the Community Champion Research & Hope Award at a celebration in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday evening, the foundation announced. The award recognizes Side-Out for its outstanding achievements in the fight […]
After having chemo New Years Eve day, I felt like I was free-falling into depression. The Lab was so busy there wasn’t a chair to be had. The valiant staff kept smiles on their face and ran from one sick patient to the next with patience, caring and listening. They are all heroes to me.
Last Wednesday was my scheduled chemo appointment. The Chemo lab was running late and I had to wait almost an hour. As the minutes ticked by I started to get very agitated with the feeling that I was not being cared about. After waiting and being told it would be 5 more minutes which actually
I have been on the regimen of Abraxane/Avastin every other week for the last 2 months. Side effects occur about 2 or 3 days after infusion. They are tolerable but unpleasant and kind of stop my routine just from the fatigue alone. I sometimes say to myself is it worth it? If you talk to