Getting into Harvard or being admitted to palliative care


In November, 2020, Communitas volunteer Marlyn Silverstone was diagnosed with Lymphoma, a type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system, a part of the body’s germ fighting network.  Marlyn’s health journey took her from chemotherapy to failing organs and then transition to palliative care.

In this first of two articles, Marlyn shares her thoughts and emotions of this perilous time in her life.

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