Stage 4 appendix cancer patient Ariel M. of Utah shares her inner thoughts and inspirations as she races on foot in Utah in 2023.
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What Does HOPE Look Like?
“We have HOPE for you!” has always been a PMP Pals catchphrase. But, what does that really mean? These impact stories and anecdotes give you glimpse of how HOPE showed up through PMP Pals…
COVID brought us closer together in 2022. We’re proud to share our impact numbers for 2022…
Welcome to our first cookbook ever — Pals in the Kitchen Holiday Edition 2022, A Compilation of our Favorite Holiday Recipes. Pals from all over the globe shared their grandma’s secret recipes, family heirlooms, traditional mainstays, and special occasion deliciousness in a gesture of solidarity. We share them here with you to bring you comfort and connection. After all, we have much to be grateful for this holiday season.
In December 2021, 6 months shy of my 40th birthday (and right after completing my 4th TCS NYC Marathon), I heard the three words that nobody ever expects to hear: “You have cancer.”
While in surgery to remove a large, complex ovarian cyst, they discovered a tumor in my appendix and what they thought might be mucin in my abdomen. My appendix, right ovary, and right fallopian tube were removed. Biopsies confirmed the tumor was a rare, stage IV appendix cancer called Low-Grade Appendiceal Mucinous Neoplasm (LAMN).
In 2021, electric bike manufacturer Juiced Bikes gifted Andy Voge, PMP Pal and multi-organ transplant pioneer, an E-bike during his cancer journey. Just this week, they reached out to Andy again. This time, they want to give another bike to someone who has played a role in Andy’s story. Read his story and enter giveaway.
Austin, Texas-based Charmaine Skillman celebrated 25 years of life since her diagnosis in 1997. Her story shares a persevering grit and takeaways from her quarter-century journey.
Volume 4 | Issue 1, 2021 PMP Pals is pleased to bring you this special edition of our newsletter, devoted to an interview with Paul H. Sugarbaker, MD. As part of our Focus on Physicians series, this article highlights his four decades of leadership in the treatment...