Jillian Armstrong, Breast Cancer Survivor

Jillian Armstrong, Breast Cancer Survivor

I entered the world of cancer survivors in January of this year. Everything was a whirlwind from finding the lump to getting an ultrasound, mammogram, and biopsy to more scans and awaiting results and making what felt like a billion phone calls for appointments. Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis is devastating and overwhelming, only made […]

Therapeutic Marijuana Helping Patients at Breast & GYN Cancer Pavilion

Therapeutic Marijuana Helping Patients at Breast & GYN Cancer Pavilion

By Dr. Mary Raven, Palliative Care Physician & Michelle Leerkes, RN, Palliative Care Nurse Navigator When patients undergo treatment for cancer, they often experience nausea, pain, anxiety, fatigue and a variety of other symptoms. In recent years, therapeutic marijuana has become a more common way of helping patients manage some of their symptoms. Woman’s Hospital […]