Category: Cancer


Ending Treatment: A guest post by Sherri Fillipo

Sherri Fillipo is a now-retired registered nurse. On her blog she writes “This is my story – living and dying with metastatic breast cancer. Once a nurse and now a patient, I love how seaglass captures what cancer has done for me – softened and rounded my hard edges. Like the...


Why I Lied to My Doctor

Even people who are generally honest and trustworthy may lie on occasion. Maybe they want to avoid something unpleasant: Sorry, boss. There was a road accident and that’s why I’m late. (I overslept.) I wish I could go to the collectibles exhibition, but I have the most awful headache. (Nothing...


Times Like These

I’d like you to meet Nick Sadler, director/producer of Times Like These, a documentary film about male breast cancer featuring my friends Bob DeVito and Bill Becker. Bob is a breast cancer survivor and Bill passed away from the disease last September. Nick tirelessly advocates for male breast cancer awareness....

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