Author: pathwaypatientadvocates

COVID Vaccine? Help!

What to do? Is it Right for you? Yes, Please! The emergence of the COVID-19 vaccine comes with a lot of mixed emotions. Some view it as a cure to this long pandemic-driven quarantine and the first step toward some sense of normality, with hopes to once again hug grandchildren and dine with friends without […]

Health For The Holidays

The holiday season has officially begun and people all over the world have started preparing for Christmas. It is a magical time of year, filled with holiday get-togethers, hot cocoa, baking, Hallmark Movies, tree-lightings, shopping, and other festivities. While many will describe it as their “favorite time of year,” if you or a loved one […]


Hopefully, you have been fortunate enough to never have heard the word “cholangiocarcinoma” come from the lips of a doctor or a loved one. Unfortunately, I cannot say the same…  What in the world is Cholangiocarcinoma? Cholangiocarcinoma is a rare cancer, which is also known as cancer of the bile duct. The ducts of the […]

Childhood Cancer

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Being a parent can be a wonderful experience yet exhausting and challenging.  If your child becomes ill with cancer, the challenge becomes overwhelming.  Things can change overnight, and as a parent or caregiver of that child, you may often feel lost and defeated.  While you want to focus all […]

Is it Okay to Change Oncologists?

The short answer;  ABSOLUTELY! A cancer diagnosis hits patients and loved ones like a brick. Most often you are unfamiliar with the ins and outs of the diagnosis, especially initially.  Cancer management is time-sensitive and you may feel rushed to make life-altering decisions while trying to cope with the emotional aspects and everything else.  You […]