The Patient Project

How do you thrive with cancer?

 

Colette Heals

A three part series about Colette, a massage therapist, thriving with metastatic breast cancer.

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The Wig Lady

Say hello! to Brenda and Jo. Jo makes the appointments and Brenda does the hair - they specialize in wigs for chemo patients and hugs. Brenda is a cancer survivor herself.

Check out the salon: https://www.bkhair.com/

This is Jo, Brenda’s assistant. “I am here for whatever the patient needs. Do they need space? I give it to them. Do they want to talk? I have a question. This is a space to feel, no pressure.”

This is Jo, Brenda’s assistant. “I am here for whatever the patient needs. Do they need space? I give it to them. Do they want to talk? I have a question. This is a space to feel, no pressure.”

“Nobody wants to loose what they had.”

“Nobody wants to loose what they had.”

“Nothing can prepare you for that call, for that diagnosis,” Brenda said.

“Nothing can prepare you for that call, for that diagnosis,” Brenda said.

Sara’s Adventure

A three part series of Sara, age 48, colon cancer survivor.

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Biker Bill

Meet Bill. He is one of the founding three members of The Patient Documentary.

He is also thriving with colon cancer cancer and biking to chemo.

“When they told me about the cancer, they told me my biggest risk factor was living in America.”

“When they told me about the cancer, they told me my biggest risk factor was living in America.”

Bill biked to chemo saying, “Why not, I live close!”

Bill biked to chemo saying, “Why not, I live close!”

Bill, Sara, and Dan started  The Patient Documentary,  because they were the only ones laughing in the chemo room. “That doesn’t happen a lot,” his nurse said when she passed by our conversation.

Bill, Sara, and Dan started The Patient Documentary, because they were the only ones laughing in the chemo room. “That doesn’t happen a lot,” his nurse said when she passed by our conversation.

Dylan and Her Spiders

A three part series of Dylan, age 6, thriving with Brain Cancer.

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“Pappy Sits

A three part series of John Hunt, thriving with 6 months to live and pancreatic cancer.

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