‘A Rock and Gem’ of the Cancer Center

Extraordinary Healer®, Extraordinary Healer® Vol. 15, Volume 15,

One patient details how her oncology nurse was the caring energy she needed when undergoing treatment for cancer.

Jessica Aguilera, RN, is a delightful, full of energy, sweet nurse. Many times, Jessica helped me get from the chemotherapy room to radiation and then back to chemotherapy for a finishing touch. Jessica would patiently and kindly walk me to the restroom and ensured that I was OK. She would always check to see if I needed or wanted a warm blanket, snack or drink, and she would run to get it. She is kind, considerate and truly cares. She is and continues to be a rock and gem every time I go.

Editor’s Note: This is an essay submitted by Chardele Miller for the 2021 Extraordinary Healer Award. Click here to read more about CURE®’s Extraordinary Healer® Award for Oncology Nursing event on April 30, 2021.

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