The first goal of cancer treatment is to fight the cancer. But patients quickly find their true motivation in this fight is to live and thrive, whether that means returning to the passions they pursued before diagnosis, or taking up new endeavors and setting off on new adventures.
Muriel Smith is ready to get her game on after more than a decade of treatments for breast cancer. When the high school teacher and cheerleading coach proposed taking up tennis to help get back in shape, she leaned on her doctor, Amelia Zelnak, who urged her to go for it!
"Faces of Hope" is a photo essay compiled for the Fall 2014 issue of Winship Magazine. Click here to view digital edition.