In October 2012, a dream was realized for two dynamic ovarian cancer survivors: Anne Tonachel and Robin Bray. Their dream was to provide a restorative retreat for other ovarian cancer survivors in the northeast. When the amazing Kennedy family of Camp Kieve and The Kennedy Learning Center provided the retreat space (in honor of a family member with ovarian cancer), this restorative retreat was born.
This interview appeared in the NEJM. Dr. Alison Loren is interviewed about the risk of opioid use disorder in people who have cancer. The big question is how to adequately treat pain in cancer patients given that many folks have some form of chronic cancer disease.