Maggie

Maggie

Maggie has been a caregiver for both her husband and her son, both of whom had blood cancer. While her husband was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2014, her son was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in 2019 and ended up needing a bone marrow transplant....
Martha

Martha

Martha is the care partner to her wife, who was diagnosed in late 2016 with stage 4 metastatic lung adenocarcinoma. At the initial diagnosis, the resources provided to Martha by the medical team as a care partner were minimal. Martha, who is a licensed clinical social...
Myra

Myra

Myra is a care partner to her husband, who was diagnosed with lung cancer about a year ago. She and her husband are a team, so Myra never questioned that she would be the one helping with his care. She’s also never considered the term “caregiver” to apply to her,...
Paurvi

Paurvi

Paurvi was a caregiver for both her mother and her father. While her father had Alzheimer’s, her mom had many conditions, including lung disease that turned into lung cancer, which originated from cervical cancer. Paurvi’s parents immigrated from India, and being...
Pierre

Pierre

Pierre is caring for his wife, who was diagnosed with advanced stage non-small cell lung cancer. This diagnosis came as a shock because Pierre’s wife has no known risk factors for lung cancer. Because Pierre was a physician and had his wife’s permission to speak with...