My name is Kirby Leigh Jacobs and I am a senior at the University of Michigan in the Ross School of Business. My mom is my best friend, hero, the strongest/most beautiful woman I know and also has Ovarian Cancer. I feel like the luckiest girl to have her as my mom, but I hope [...]
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I am a daydreamer, a reformed worrier, an optimistic realist, a "what-iffer," a writer. I am a mother and a wife and a grandmother, a storyteller and a writing mentor, a slow but constant reader and a quick study. I am also an ovarian cancer survivor. It is the least of who I am but [...]
I am a young, reasonably healthy woman. However, I’ve had a recent realization of just how little I really know about my body. When I started working for a media production company in Washington, D.C. this spring, one of my first tasks was helping to wrap up production on No Evidence of Disease, our GYN [...]
“Cancer is not a game of winners and losers. If you live you “win” and if you die you “lose”? How inappropriate is that?” Dr. Michael Wosnick - In honor of our dear loving friend, Vivian V. A close family friend passed away last week, someone who I admired greatly. She was an intelligent, passionate, driven woman. [...]