- PARENTS & YOUNG CHILDREN
Alejandro and Josefina talk about what hospice means for survivors, finding spirituality in their experience, and family financial issues.
Amer and Sandy discuss dealing with the aftereffects of treatment, a compromised immune system, and family financial issues.
Barbara and Steven discuss caregiver concerns, Joshua’s experiences with the afftereffects of treatment, and relationships with family.
Eric talks about how the aftereffects of surgery affected his son Garret, how friends and strangers helped his family with financial issues, and learning to communicate with his wife.
James talks about enrolling his daughter, Lindsay, in clinical trials, getting involved in the cancer community, and participating in LIVESTRONG Day.
James and his mother, Pam, talk about how James took growth hormones because of neuroendocrine changes, dealing with cystitis from James’ scar tissue on his bladder and how going to Camp Periwinkle helped in James meeting other survivors.
Laura discusses dealing with cancer and a high-risk pregnancy, meeting other survivors, and setting her priorities to help her daughter survive.
Lily talks about her relationship with her family and how she dealt with losing her hair. Her mom, Sue, discusses the importance of maintaining a treatment history.
Lindy talks about going to a counselor with her family, learning how to communicate with her husband and about helping her son with palliative care.
Luz discusses enrolling Martin in a clinical trial, managing his compromised immune system, and having hope throughout their experience.
Mark talks about being a caregiver to his son, Jack’s experiences with fecal incontinence, and their relationships with other family members.
Paul discusses the emotional effects of seeing Cameron through treatment, getting involved in the cancer community, and advocating for cancer survivors on Capitol Hill.
Raymond talks about having faith during Meagan’s treatment. Tribune talks about helping Meagan with learning disabilities. Both talk about communicating with each other and making medical decisions.
Robin and his mother talk about the difficulty Robin had going back to school after treatment, the support Robin got from attending a camp with other childhood cancer survivors, and what being a cancer survivor means to him.
Edgar talks about moving his family from Guatemala in order to provide his son, Sebastian, with quality care, setting his son’s health as top priority and navigating the health care system.
Taylor talks about changes to her bones after surgery, getting involved in the cancer community, and relationships with her family and friends.