By Marlys Johnson My husband Gary was diagnosed with late-stage disease, whereupon the experts projected two years due to his relatively young age, good shape, and the fact that prostrate cancer is slow-growing. But Gary beat the two-year deadline. In fact, he lived ten high-volume, courageous years. And if I needed to assign credit for his […]

You want to help but don’t know how. Experts, patients and friends who’ve been there tell you how to show empathy and give concrete assistance By Donna Jackson Nakazawa When I was in my forties, I was paralyzed twice with Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), an autoimmune disorder that damages the nerves carrying signals to the brain. […]