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“I’m not ready for palliative care!”

  • Featuring: Rebekah Riemer & Dr. Colin Scibetta
  • Date Submitted: Feb 11, 2019
  • Location: California

Rebekah Riemer’s grandmother died shortly after being diagnosed with a form of leukemia. Nine months later, Rebekah was diagnosed with a similar disease. Now a palliative care nurse, she shares with Dr. Colin Scibetta her healing journey with the same palliative team that cared for her grandmother and the impact that’s had on her work. Edit credit: StoryCorps


  • Dr. Colin Scibetta
  • Rebekah Riemer
  • Nurse
  • Leukemia
  • Cancer
  • Palliative care