As people, we often have multiple stories to tell, from different perspectives. Multiple stories and perspectives can be wed or braided together around the same themes. Here we braid together two separate perspectives of a patient author and a physician author, respectively. From both perspectives, this is a story about the power of care, cancer, and quality of life. Following my cancer diagnosis of nodal marginal zone lymphoma, I struggled with my ...

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Storytelling is as old as humanity. In telling our stories, we share, learn, and ideally pass along wisdom. As Isak Dinesen once wrote, "To be a person is to have a story to tell." This story starts with PW's cancer diagnosis in 2009. Nodal marginal zone lymphoma: not curable, hopefully manageable. For some, cancer invites a retreat within. For others, it can be a call to action. For me, it was a ...

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