The Inspiring Way This 22-Year-Old Dealt With A Scary Diagnosis
It was August — that heady back-to-school feeling in the air — and Katie DeMasi had it all planned: She'd just finished her nursing degree and already had a job lined up at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. DeMasi had her scrubs picked out, and she spent a long and exciting day apartment hunting. Then, the next day, she was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, a rare cancer of the lymphatic system. "I was ready to start my life and then this kind of put everything on hold," DeMasi says.