This Oncology Nurse Quit Her Job After 17 Years To Spread The Truth About Cancer
17 years into a steady career, Valerie Warwick quit her job. It's a pretty significant step after spending that much time in a single career, but she did so in hoping that she could help save lives.
Warwick was a nurse an oncology nurse, specializing in cancer, and she left her job to better understand nutrition and surviving cancer, as well as helping others better understand it.
As a young woman, she witnessed her father suffer from throat cancer and her mother from multiple sclerosis. At the age of 20, she was the primary caretaker for both of her parents.
Back then, treating cancer was invasive and terrifying. They cut out most of her father's throat to get at the cancer, and in the end didn't survive anyway.