We respect your privacy. This is a tough day for me. I learned that Elizabeth Edwards died this morning from breast cancer that had spread to her bones. I wrote about her when she took the time to testify in support of health-care reform. In the midst of all the other trials she was facing, she thought about the millions of Americans that were suffering without the access to the best health care that she had.
Re-learning the lessons from Elizabeth Edwards’ death | OUPblog
Following Ms. She expressed optimism about cure and continued to pursue an active personal and professional life. Edwards knew that she might not live to see her children grow up. In the interview that followed with Dr. Gralow stressed that Ms. Immediately following Ms. For the 49, new people each year who develop what amounts to be a terminal breast cancer condition, the term can be empty if not infuriating.
The announcement here by Mr. Edwards and his wife, Elizabeth, followed an emotional hour stretch. On Monday, Mrs. Edwards reported pains to her doctor and learned that her cancer might have returned.
CNN -- Elizabeth and John Edwards on Thursday described her cancer recurrence as a chronic condition that she'll have the rest of her life. The breast cancer, which has spread, is "no longer curable but completely treatable," said Sen. John Edwards, a North Carolina Demeocrat. He added that doctors had likened the situation to living with diabetes, which can be managed but is a lifelong condition. The cancer's return was discovered early this week after Edwards visited her doctor complaining of a pain in her side.