10 Myths About Cancer
Cancer can take on this larger-than-life persona, creating plenty of untruths to go with it.
We’re Here to Help You
It’s been said oncology nurses are unique angels walking the earth, and we couldn’t agree more. Meet some of the area’s best, who literally laugh, cry and hold hands with people when they need it most.
The Cancer-Friendly Home
As your body adjusts to your cancer treatment regimen, you may find that you need to do some things a little differently to accommodate your changing needs.
Score One for the Kid
Meet 14-year-old Nicholas Altizer. Three years after beating cancer, the Apex resident—along with his family—is back, better than ever.
A Destined Journey
Dr. Lola Olajide (simply referred to as Dr. Lola by her patients and co-workers at Rex Cancer Center) moved to the U.S. from her native Nigeria several times and has been a blessing to those she treats, becoming a better oncologist through her mother’s own cancer journey.
The Many Phases of Mardie
Marcia “Mardie” Gibbs, coordinator of patient support services at Cancer Centers of North Carolina, helps patients with her varied perspectives as a cancer survivor, caregiver and volunteer.
About Touched by Cancer
Who we are
From the Editor
You want to do what?!
Meet the people TBC interviewed
Have you come to realize that there are things cancer can’t do?
Readers continue to respond
Happenings from the cancer world, focusing on the Triangle
Calendar of Events
With the holidays behind us, fundraising begins to gear up.
Find treatment centers, support groups and more
TBC’s Editorial Advisory Board
Meet the local leaders who help shape the magazine
A look at what’s on tap for March/April
From the Doctor
Depression & cancer
From the Navigators
What cancer cannot do
Expressive art therapies for cancer patients
The lessons of Cameron
Cinema therapy: using movies like medicine?
Delivered to or driven from?
Reaffirm your caregiving vows
The power of forgiveness