Profiles in Lung Cancer — Day 15, Dr. Lucy Kalanithi


PROFILES IN LUNG CANCER – DAY 15 Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2015 Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, Lung cancer advocate and former caregiver “Lung cancer happened to Paul, but it’s something we did together.” Twitter handle:@rocketgirlmd Who are you? — I am Paul Kalanithi’s widow, I’m a doctor, and I’m Cady’s mom. My husband was Paul Kalanithi, … Continue reading Profiles in Lung Cancer — Day 15, Dr. Lucy Kalanithi

Living Scan to Scan (and trying not to)


There’s another LC survivor who’s catch phrase is “make the play now, cry later.” It was a lesson she learned in softball that she applied to LC. I think most of us who have been handed a diagnosis like this and are still around to tell the tale have invoked this approach to some extent. … Continue reading Living Scan to Scan (and trying not to)

Gift Ideas for Someone With Cancer


I’ve toyed with writing a blog post on the topic of gifts for a cancer patient for a long time, but haven’t because it’s a little tricky. It would be impossible to list everything I’ve received and yet, I’m terrified of leaving some out. The generosity that has flowed my way has brought me to … Continue reading Gift Ideas for Someone With Cancer