Joan’s Story

Site created on April 19, 2019

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Journal entry by Joan Mastrocola

How often have we heard life can change on a dime?  For me it was a fall in the middle of a February night and a resulting bruise and an ache that would not heal even after a few weeks time.  A visit to
my primary care doctor and further testing resulted in a diagnosis of lung cancer which has
metastasized.  

Life since then has been a series of doctors appointments, procedures, a hospital stay,   more doctors appointment and 2 cycles of chemotherapy.

Communication has been a challenge.  Hopefully this site will ease the burden of this and offer support in a variety of ways not only for me but for all of you.  Many thanks for your well wishes and your offers of help.  I am sincerely grateful.

Love,
Joan
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