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 […]

Totes de Joie: Fighting Cancer with Positivity and Joy

Totes de Joie: Fighting Cancer with Positivity and Joy

According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 4 people with cancer experience feelings of depression. But one local cancer survivor is using her Cajun roots and support system to change that statistic, one joyful tote bag at a time. Kari “Kiki” Bergeron was diagnosed with breast cancer at Woman’s Hospital on July 27, 2016. […]