Companionship Helps Patients Feel Less Alone Through Cancer Treatment

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

An oncology nurse touched the life of one patient with cancer with her attention to detail and compassion.

Patricia Schwickerath, ARNP, really does a thorough job of everything. She catches the smallest things that may interfere in my treatment and handles all issues directly. Patricia makes me know she is really interested and cares about my battle with my illness. I do not feel like I am alone in this fight.

Editor’s Note: This is an essay submitted by Brenda Flack 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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