My name is Kara Skrubis and I am a 19-year-old cancer fighter.
In January of 2020, I was diagnosed with a rare pediatric bone cancer, osteosarcoma, in my left tibia. I underwent 9 months of intense chemotherapy as well as a
Toxic positivity means, as stated, remaining positive regardless of how bad the times are for someone. Another way of looking at it is a lack of empathy. Why do you need to know about this, because you are sure to
Ok so let's start with, who doesn't LOVE candles?!
Let's all be honest. We may have one or two, or seven friends/family members that we plan to give candles to this year. How cool would it be if you knew that
This particular one took a while for me to think about, well, not the topic but realistically how to answer it. There is the elephant in the room any time someone's child has cancer, passed, or is medically complex in
Symbolized by a gold ribbon, September has been acknowledged as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This is the time where we give emphasis and take action for every child who has cancer and the need to fund positive experiences that oftentimes
In this post, I am talking about heavy-duty drugs. Chemotherapy drugs create a full range of side-effects, and you, as a caretaker, have to provide your 'John Hancock' for their administration. That sounds crass, well maybe it is, but honestly,
I will be the first to admit that I never knew the impact childhood cancer could have on an individual or family. My first 'run-in' with cancer was right before the movies when employees passed around collection cans before previews