Archive | October, 2012

Yih-Chi Russell, RCC Volunteer

As a cancer survivor, I have the privilege of meeting many cancer patients, caretakers and medical professionals. The needs and challenges around a cancer diagnosis are overwhelming and often times beyond anything one can comprehend. From the physical collapse to mental distress, a patient and their family face many dilemmas before, during and after cancer […]

“San Diego Ministry Fills in Gaps Left in Cancer Care”

“Anyone who has heard the dreaded word “malignant” understands the battle that inevitably follows.  When Tamela Reed was diagnosed with cancer in 2005, she and her family steeled themselves to battle the multiple myeloma, a deadly form of leukemia. Reed, then 35, armed herself with faith and the Bible as her ammunition, but she was […]

A Birthday Party to Remember

Twelve-year-old Eva didn’t want pizza and cake for her birthday. Her chemotherapy treatments had ruined her taste for those regular choices. Instead, she wanted In-N-Out Double Doubles, with fries and a root beer. The ice cream had to be Baskin Robbins rainbow sherbet with peanut butter sauce and gummy bears. But the girl who had […]

What We Do

Steve* Rock Cancer C.A.R.E literally saved the life of a client named Steve. We had gone to pick him up for his cancer treatment appointment, and instead found him passed out. Steve had overdosed on medications, and needed immediate 9-1-1 assistance. We waited with him and prayed until the ambulance arrived to rush him to […]

“San Diego Ministry Fills in Gaps Left in Cancer Care”

“Anyone who has heard the dreaded word “malignant” understands the battle that inevitably follows.  When Tamela Reed was diagnosed with cancer in 2005, she and her family steeled themselves to battle the multiple myeloma, a deadly form of leukemia. Reed, then 35, armed herself with faith and the Bible as her ammunition, but she was […]

Caleb’s Mountain

It has now been ten years that I have been in a battle with this leukemia.  Even at the young age of nine, I was fighting for my life and just as determined to live a life to the full, just as God intended.  I went the typical route of receiving chemotherapy for a little […]