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late effects

THRIVE

October 5, 2015 mhyh 0

Today’s post is a continuation of Tiffany Moody’s thoughts from 9/29 with regard to her daughter’s life after cancer treatment, specifically the transition to survivorship care. Tiffany writes: “In these years since our daughter finished treatment,  I …

Day 24: the “Other Guy Rule”

September 24, 2015 mhyh 0

Day 24: It’s Always the Other Guy Until It’s You Cancer affects the individual, yes; however, cancer also affects everyone who loves that individual. Today, I give you my dad as he reflects on my childhood cancer [and] the failure of my heart 30 years after the en …

Day 18: Together

September 18, 2015 mhyh 0

Together We call down grace and gaze without wavering into the fires of creation. Together We find the place where love embraces fear, and tears taste like faith. Together We let our radiance be revealed in laughter and in longing. Together We hold the whole of life, sweet gr …

Guard your Heart

September 8, 2015 mhyh 0

Day 8: Guard your heart “Above all else, guard your heart for it is the wellspring of life.” Proverbs 4:23 Inasmuch as it depends on us, survivors, we must guard our hearts. What does that look like? Know your family’s health history (early MI, sudden cardia …

Primary Care Provider: Get One!

September 4, 2015 mhyh 0

Day 4: Get a Primary Care Provider (PCP); you NEED one. *Hopefully, you have requested your Survivorship Care Plan that documents your cancer diagnosis and your treatment history. Once you have that in your hot little hands, call to make an appointment for a comprehensive his …

Survivorship Care Plans

September 2, 2015 mhyh 0

*Day 2: Request a Survivorship Care Plan from your treatment center if you do not already have one. Today is Day 2 of MHYH’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and our Survivorship: 30 Days of ACTION series. Today’s post is ALL about survivorship care plans Survivor …

Part 2: My Diseased Heart

May 30, 2014 mhyh 0

Six hours after receiving the call, stating that a heart was gifted to me, we arrived at the Cleveland Clinic. I walked into the ICU at 8:30am where I was prepped for surgery. They placed IV and arterial lines, drew several tubes of blood, and we spoke with my surgeons. My f …

Late Effects Side Effects Resources

November 13, 2013 mhyh 1

Survivors, myHeart is pleased to provide you with a list of late side effects resources compiled by Dr. Tiffany Scharadin. Dr. Scharadin is involved in molecular research within the oncology field at the University of California in Davis, CA. Tiffany is also the daughter of t …

Kindred Comfort

August 28, 2013 mhyh 0

Where there is kindred, there is comfort. Two individuals: alike, yet distinct in this moment. Two lives: threatened, in youth; restored, with consequence. Two hearts: broken, beyond repair; stitched together, no fear of rejection. Yet, One longs to embrace a new heart while …

MHYH and the GivCause Network

August 27, 2013 mhyh 0

myHeart, yourHands will be featured on GivLive Thursday, August 29th which is THIS Thursday at 7pm PDT/10pm EDT. GivCause is a global online network that partners with charities, non-profits, and cause driven organizations like MHYH to share a message that connects them to …