Angeline “Angie” Olson, RN, was diagnosed in February 2000, with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) – the fast growing type. At the time, Angie was an oncology nurse at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. As the mother of two young children, she found herself confronting some tough decisions.
After a routine gynechological examination in 2008 Tina Brutsch discovered she had stage 4 uterine papillary serous carcinoma (upsc). After a radical hysterectomy, doctors recommended she undergo chemotherapy.
As a Chinese medicine practitioner, Dr. Suzanne Friedman helps her patients manage their disease and symptoms of their treatments. So, when she was diagnosed with lung cancer, she knew enough to seek multiple opinions from leading medical professionals in both Eastern and Western practices.