Africa Archive

Developments in Renal Medullary Carcinoma

Cora Connor shares her brother’s story of renal medullary carcinoma and its association with Sickle Cell trait. It is not necessary to have Sickle Cell disease to have RMC.

Patients and Physicians Network about Kidney Cancer

The Kidney Cancer Association’s annual symposium for physicians included more patients this year, adding a rich dimension to the affair.

Juliet Ibrahim fighting kidney cancer in Africa

Juliet Ibrahim, a successful actress and model in Ghana, West Africa, created the Juliet Ibrahim Foundation to fight kidney cancer in Ghana and throughout Africa.

Things As They Are: Billy’s Lesson on Acceptance

“Remember that you can’t control everything in life.  At some point you have to accept things as they are.”    Billy Foster to Paul Larson, October, 2011                                   Dear Fellow Travelers: I’m a fan of Billy Foster. Billy is many things; a husband, parent, teacher, musician, talented individual, a person of deep faith, an inspiration, and a 17 […]

Could Sherman’s stroke have been prevented?

“Looking back, I wish I had known the signs to watch for,” says Turner. “I’m not sure I could have prevented the stroke completely, but I wonder if I could have made it less of a threat. Everyone needs to know the signs of a stroke. It could make all the difference.” Sherman talks about his stroke and how he healed his brain.


Shows from 2011 Support for Children whose siblings have special needs, 10-27-2011 Elizabeth Batson’s new book *I Have Needs Too! Supporting the Child Whose Sibling Has Special Needs* combines quotes and drawings from kids whose siblings have special needs with parenting help from a professional. The book offers parents insight and practical advice on how […]