Diana M. Martin

Diana M. Martin has been an adjunct professor in The Writing and Reading Center at Montgomery College in Rockville, MD, for over 15 years. She has a MFA in Creative Nonfiction and has published articles in the areas of parenting, health and cultural arts. When her husband lost his battle with cancer of unknown primary, later identified as bile duct cancer, she became the sole caregiver for their adult son, Alex, who is autistic.

Offsetting the Cost of Cancer

August 14, 2019

There are resources available to help you cope with financial stress of cancer, whether it's you or a loved one facing the disease.

The End of Life Option Act in Maryland Narrowly Defeated in the Senate

March 30, 2019

Though narrowly defeated in the Maryland Senate, versions of similar bills are being considered in other states. If these bills pass, what will become of end-of-life care?

"What If?" A Question Those Supporting the Maryland End-of-Life Option Bill Need to Ask

March 15, 2019

A caregiver's view on why this bill needs careful consideration.

A Widow Explores the Power of Mandalas

February 21, 2019

Mandalas can help people with cancer and their caregivers find purpose.