The preacher left quickly through the front door, frustration writ large on his face. In this instance, there was only so much comfort he could provide my mother, as he had acutely realized. Mom was heading downhill after a 15-year battle royal with adenoid cystic cancer. Now we were nearing the end, and the psychological [...]
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Maxine Turner Fitts is full of surprises. The vice president of programs and operations at Durham’s Cornucopia Cancer Support Center has lived a story that is definitely inspirational—but there’s nothing particularly shocking about it. Nor is there anything startling about her professional appearance or the way she behaves; she’s a pleasant, attractive lady who exudes [...]
COVER STORY For the vast majority of people, receiving a cancer diagnosis is a trying and difficult moment in their lives, where even the strongest person will need to find previously unknown resiliency. No matter how independent you are, this is something you’d rather not do alone. Finding Support will discuss the importance of having [...]