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survivorship

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 1: Unwavering Gratitude

May 15, 2014 mhyh 0

Unwavering Gratitude Part 1: The Call   Allow me to re-introduce myself. I am Judy Bode, Co-Founder of myHeart yourHands, kindred friend of Stephanie Zimmerman. Together we founded MHYH while I was in end stage heart failure, awaiting heart transplant. My heart failed du …

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 …

September: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

August 30, 2013 mhyh 1

September, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, begins on Sunday, so buckle up and get ready for an incredible ride with MHYH at your service. MHYH will be focusing on survivorship during September and October as we have a kinship with survivors of childhood cancer as well as wi …

Living Amidst the Potential Late Effects of Cancer Treatment

August 22, 2013 mhyh 11

The potential late effects of cancer treatment walk hand in hand with the unknown. On one hand you wonder IF you will experience physical and/or emotional late effects, and IF you do, then what will you experience and when will you experience them. The unknown and uncertainty …

Women [and] Lung Cancer: Inspirational Stories

June 10, 2013 mhyh 0

Women [and] Lung Cancer: Two Inspirational Stories I started following Faces of Lung Cancer months ago [and] let me tell you I have learned SO much about lung cancer as a disease, but even more so about the stigma that walks hand in hand with a diagnosis of lung cancer throug …

Late Effects of Cancer Therapy

May 9, 2013 mhyh 0

It has been said that the greatest threat to a survivor’s future health is his/her lack of knowledge about the potential late effects of cancer treatment. So, what is the ‘little black dress’ that we, survivors, especially survivors of childhood cancers MUST …

Future Fertility among Survivors

April 24, 2013 mhyh 0

Will I be able to have Children? Lillian Meacham, MD This is a tough question I hear almost every week in survivor clinic. We know the cost of cure can sometimes include ovarian or testicular damage which can affect a survivor’s ability to begin puberty, continue to make ma …

Fade to Black

April 20, 2013 mhyh 2

If you read yesterday’s post, then you know that 04/19-4/21 of 2008 goes down as one of the single most incredible, most difficult, and most terrifying weekends I have ever walked through in my 42 years on the planet. It’s mind-boggling to me that my lived experi …