Stage IV EGFR-Mutated NSCLC

My name is Denise Drasga, and at age 53, I was diagnosed with stage IV EGFR-mutated non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with R lung nodule and oligometastasis in pathological fracture of acetabulum. As an oncology nurse practitioner with a spouse who is a medical...
Stage IV Lung Cancer

Stage IV Lung Cancer

I had the largest team of approximately 50 people – all of which being my family and friends – who have been supporting me from day one of being diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. That was over five years ago, in June of 2012. My name is Diane...
They Say Life is a Journey

They Say Life is a Journey

They say that life is a journey; some fly through life and some take the train of life. They say life is a journey that never ends. But the truth is that the journey called individual life, even if we pretend we don’t care, has an endpoint of which we are all afraid,...
Roller Coaster of My Cancer

Roller Coaster of My Cancer

I was looking forward to retiring at the age of 60. Two weeks after my birthday, I had been a caregiver looking after patients in their own homes. Little did I know that it was me that was going to need care. The day came when I retired, and life was looking good. My...