Fears – Life with a Chromosome 18 Condition

Families share their fears for the future of life with a chromosome 18 condition.

Hopes – Life with a Chromosome 18 Condition

Families share their hopes for the future of life with a chromosome 18 condition.

The Cancer Talk – Fran Drescher

They gave you the sex talk…

Now it’s time for you to give them The Cancer Talk. It’s so important for you to talk to your parents about where the cancer exists in your family, because it keeps you in the know about what’s normal and what’s not!

5 Stories: San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine

Hear the stories of San Diego Hospice patients, their caregivers, our staff and volunteers, who talk about making the most of each moment for as long as life lasts, while living with a serious illness or terminal illness.

June 30, 2011

My Flesh and Blood 01/06

My Flesh and Blood is a 2003 documentary film by Jonathan Karsh chronicling a year in the life of the Tom family. The Tom family is notable as the mother, Susan, adopted eleven children, most of whom had serious disabilities or diseases. The film itself is notable for handling the sensitive subject matter in an unsentimental way that is more uplifting than one might expect. It was nominated for and won several awards, including the Audience Award and the Director’s Award at the Sundance Film Festival.