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Winter 2017 Issue

Momentum: Moving toward a future without cancer.

  • Lives Restored

    Plastic surgeons help cancer patients rebuild self-esteem

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    Lives Restored
  • Sarcoma

    The Decoy Disease

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  • A Helping Hand

    Navigators guide patients through complex medical journey

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    A  Helping Hand
  • Lisa Kachnic ushers in a new era for radiation oncology

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    Lisa Kachnic ushers in a new era for radiation oncology



When Carol Eck, R.N., MBA, began her nursing career in 1976, she never envisioned she would serve in a leadership role at one of the top cancer centers in the nation. “I thought I would always be a bedside nurse, and I never thought I would work in oncology. But I can’t imagine being anywhere […]

Spotlight: testicular Cancer

Mike Janowski was prepared to fight for his country. He had just graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in May 2014 and was stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia, his first duty assignment. Soon, he would find out the foe was in his body. Janowski, then 23, had just completed his first week […]

Stories of Survival

El Camino de Santiago is a collection of routes throughout Europe that pilgrims have been walking for centuries. All the trails lead to the 800-year-old cathedral in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, which holds the remains of the apostle, Saint James. In 2012, I completed the first 200 miles of El Camino de Santiago’s 500-mile French […]