It is no surprise many cancer patients undergo a level of depression with their diagnosis, but what caught me off guard was when I felt my lowest — at the end of treatment rather than the beginning. It is important to talk about mental health so that cancer patients to feel less alone in seeking treatment if necessary.
After having chemotherapy and immunotherapy infusions every three weeks for a year, I am incredibly grateful for the brave healthcare professionals in the infusion room who take care of patients like me. They are truly angels walking among us, and this post is in honor of them. *Dedicated to my mother, the first nurse to take care of me..
Honored to have this blog shared with WRAL.com viewers in Sept., 2020
This blog was written on July 13, 2020 and featured on Komen NC and WRAL.com in Sept. 2020.