Last Modified: November 1, 2001
Natalie Hope McDonald
Mi Abuela El Universo
If disease had a flavor, it would be peanut butter and jelly.
While I was still in grade school, my mother was diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer. I learned how to spell words such as estrogen, radiation and mastectomy. I learned that a breast was a circle with no beginning and no end. And from this experience, I painted the universe. Otherwise, the acknowledgement that my mother received a prognosis of only a few months to live seemed impossible.
Dec 11, 2014 - Two preliminary studies into medications under development may offer some hope for women with advanced breast cancer. The findings are scheduled for presentation Wednesday at the annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held from Dec. 9 to 13 in San Antonio.