Here, Lea White shares her Extraordinary Healer nomination essay of her oncology nurse, Cindy DeLeon Trevino, ANP-BC, AOCNP, BMTCN, of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.
Everything about the words “breast cancer” is dark, sad and scary. When you add “meta- static” (stage 4) to those words, there comes an uncontrollable fear that encompasses the mind. To help people cope with this, four African American women started on a journey to educate women of color about the effects and importance of understanding breast cancer.
In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Jason Mendelsohn, a stage 4 HPV-related throat cancer survivor who created a web site geared to raising awareness about HPV-related cancers.