December’s Spotlight Podcast delves into the profound effects of childhood trauma on one’s life and emphasizes the role of research in offering hope and solace.
Cherilyn candidly shares the story of her mother’s tragic death from cancer when Cherilyn was only 9 years old, highlighting the deep and far-reaching impact this traumatic experience had on every facet of her life. This event, marked by the support of the medical community, steered Cherilyn toward a path in medical research. Despite the inability of the research to save her mother’s life, Cherilyn’s mother found purpose in contributing to research endeavors and transformed her mother’s passing into a meaningful contribution by providing essential data to advance treatment options.
If you or someone you know lives with an illness, you can find information on clinical trials at https://clinicaltrials.gov/.