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Department: Cancer

Charmayne Bernhardt: Embodying Gratitude and Selflessness

“Gratitude changes everything. Share it,” says Charmayne. For those who are fortunate to know Charmayne Bernhardt, a variety of kind and endearing words may come to mind when describing her. Perhaps one of them is how she embodies selflessness by always putting others before herself while never expecting anything in return. It is this caring … Continued

Scott Family: Early Detection Saves Lives

Cancer screenings save lives. That’s the message that Aleka and David Scott want others to know after David’s own journey with prostate cancer — which remains the most common non-skin cancer in men and is second only to lung cancer in mortality. After meeting in Portland, Oregon, the Scotts maintained a commuter marriage for 17 … Continued

JoDee Johnson: A Cancer Journey Surrounded in Support

JoDee Johnson was not accustomed to asking for help. But after being diagnosed with breast cancer, she learned that everyone needs a support system, regardless of their strength. Following an extraordinary career as an Intelligence Officer in the Air Force and later an Operations Manager for BP in Alaska, JoDee recently retired. She and her … Continued