Once again cancer has touched a familiar face. Many are surprised and saddened by the news that Tom Brokaw has been diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma a cancer of the bone marrow, which is known to be quite difficult to treat. However, Mr. Brokaw a well known and respected American television journalist, also known as the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News remains optimistic on his prognosis. In fact, he still works on various projects for NBC News. On the other hand, there are many unknown families who are facing multiple myeloma and while they silently face the uncertain journey, it is important that we send our thoughts, prayers and well wishes to them all.
Cancer patients can be overwhelmed as they navigate through the treatment plan options. Integrative Therapy is an essential part of the journey as it works to address the needs of the individual patient. Dana Farber Cancer Institute is known to be a leader in the treatment of Multiple Myeloma and also provides a comprehensive range of services for patients through the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies.
While each journey is unique, we all share a common theme - cancer changes our lives forever.