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Returning to life after chemo

Priest concludes her chemotherapy struggles, and looks forward to a promising future of health.

Kristin Priest, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017

I still have good and bad days. After all, my body is still fully recovering from the harsh treatment of my medical endeavours. I routinely see my integrated medicine doctor, continually take my vitamins and follow a diet of fresh and healthy foods. Supplying my body with the appropriate fuel is critical...

I Took Chemo for Nothing

Sophomore Kristin Priest went through chemotherapy treatment after being diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, only to find that the real problem was somewhere else in her body.

February 22, 2017

After hearing I was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, my doctor told me something that would continue to haunt my waking thoughts for months. They said I needed to “adjust to the new normal,” but nothing about my situation was normal. Arthritis at the age of 15 was not normal, the dosag...

Cancer diagnosis optimistically alters student’s perspective

Brynn Haun sleeps after her rib surgery halfway through her cancer treatment.

Sarah Lashly, Convergent Media Writer

December 16, 2016

Ewing’s Sarcoma Cancer changed freshman Brynn Haun’s life when she was diagnosed on Sept. 27, 2014.

Teen forced to undergo chemotherapy

Cassandra ran away from her home to avoid chemotherapy,but when she returned she was forced to continue treatment.

Sohia McMorrow, Staff Writer

February 9, 2015

On Jan. 9 the Supreme Court ruled Connecticut teen Cassandra C. must continue chemotherapy.

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