It’s a Tuesday late in April and Melissa Gormley sits in a recliner, cherishing the bumps and kicks from her baby, growing inside her womb. As minutes crawl into hours, the sign of life is a welcomed distraction from the taxol and carboplatin streaming through her veins. Melissa, 31, is not alone, surrounded by other […]
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Baby Illianna Was Born Healthy After Her Mother Received Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer During Pregnancy
Live Action News — In May 2016, 32-year-old Erin Maher turned to her doctor in Vancouver for help after finding a lump in her breast. She was told it was simply a milk duct, but Maher remained unconvinced and continued to return to her doctor week after week, begging them to listen to her. She heard excuse […]
Live Action News — For many women, ovarian cancer is one of the most terrifying diagnoses they could ever receive. The cancer is a silent killer, with difficult-to-recognize symptoms. When found early, the survival rate is excellent — 92% — but because the symptoms are so vague, easily mistaken for other common women’s issues like […]