Tanna Parker, 55, of Superior, a survivor of multiple myeloma, a bone marrow cancer, spends time with her dachshund Penny and granddaughter Mariah Parker, 15, of Superior at her home Thursday afternoon. Tanna did not know about “chemo-brain,” or how to cope with health costs during the two years before Medicare kicks in. Parker is enthusiastic about a free lecture series at St. Luke’s that aims to teach cancer survivors what they need to know. (Clint Austin / firstname.lastname@example.org)
After surviving cancer, then what? Lecture series aims to answer questions
Tanna Parker has learned to take notes about everything.
“If you weren’t a note-taker before, you will be after the diagnosis,” said the Superior woman, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2008. “You will find yourself writing everything down.”
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