We recently published Nancy’s Promise, a newsletter which shows the scientific enterprise created from donations made by generous patients. I’d like to take a moment to thank all of those who participated in this endeavor. It’s been an incredible and successful journey. Today I reblog my earliest post as it is a promise to all of my Heroes.
Let us take a moment to reflect on why we do the things we do.
It’s for my heroes.
For my patients that have battled melanoma or sarcoma and have helped move science forward. They truly are a part of every decision I make.
They are my true teachers, my inspirations.
Those who have suffered with an ailment that drives us to understand what makes it such. Those that help me help someone else because they dared to take on something new.
It is amazing to sit alone on a Tuesday night, thinking about things. I often sit in silence, and talk to those who have passed. What did I learn? What could I have done better? What did their lives leave in lessons?
I must admit that I miss my heroes as I sit alone on my couch letting my day settle. They motivate me and enrich a desire in…
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