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Two years ago our Fox News colleague in Chicago native rose -- arena began a battle for her life.
I just turned 35.
I was healthy exercise eat right a very excited about expecting what would -- been our second child.
In October 2007.
Rose got devastating news early pregnancy was -- and her health was deteriorating.
By the end of the month after extensive testing doctors made -- diagnosis she was not expecting.
I was diagnosed with -- diffuse large B cell immediate final non hodgkin's lymphoma.
Stage one over the next seven months she underwent an extensive treatment regimen at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago she style at six rounds of chemotherapy.
Then moved on to radiation therapy.
Prior to my diagnosis I hated needles and -- to go to the actor and couldn't stand the -- applied I just had to -- my composure and be strong and fight.
For my sign in all that I was responsible for him fortunately you don't wanna -- -- -- -- congress.
As a very good chance.
In the spring of 2008 rose was nearing the end of the radiation therapy and what you seem to be in remission doctors remain vigilant.
Because we can see tumor doesn't mean that something -- there.
If -- -- effort to combat.
It was exhausting with.
Non hodgkin's lymphoma it's an aggressive like cancer so they want to take any chances.
Now over a year later since her last treatment.
Rose continues to be cancer free.
It's surreal I think -- to look back and remember everything that I went through and seeing pictures of myself followed by it's great to have my hair back it's.
Healthy and feels great sound.
I'm glad to be somewhat normal again.
Rose is now a cancer advocate helping others to battle their cancers.
With a positive attitude.
I have a new favorite -- life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass about learning to dance in the rain.
We cannot predict what guy's gonna throw at us we cannot predict the challenges that we face -- have to fight really hard.
To know that this is your life that you're fighting for in your life is worth fighting for I'm Dr.
Manny Fox News.
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