You’re Told You’ve Got Cancer: Now What?

May 29, 2016

When Brooke Budke discovered she had melanoma, she could barely believe her ears. She remembers her doctor’s words. “Your results are malignant,” he told her. “You have cancer.” She stood in shock, with little idea what to do next. “I was terrified,” says Budke, a 32-year-old who lives in Leawood, KS, and is an executive at […]

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It’s Never Too Late!

May 23, 2016

I remember walking into work one morning about fifteen years ago and talking with a friend and colleague. Our work was stressful, the management unstable and my friend shared with me that this just was not the kind of work she wanted to be doing. Filled with curiosity I asked her what kind of work […]

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Making a New Plan

March 30, 2016

It seems like a familiar story, at least in my world. The world of oncology. A patient comes in with a new lump, bump or ache and immediately the process begins. The “medical” process of testing, getting x-rays,  and biopsies. All in an effort to get the best and most critical information as quickly as […]

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