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Published on September 20, 2016

Angela Reid & Breast Cancer

Angela Reid
Patient: Angela Reid, Silver Spring, MD

Location: Washington Adventist Hospital

Service: Breast Cancer

Doctor: Cynthia Plate, MD

Angela Reid looks at the glass half full. “That comes from my faith and trusting God for my everything,” the Silver Spring, Md., resident says. This isn’t what you’d expect from a woman who just finished six months of chemotherapy. Keeping her glass—and her pantry—full these days are weekly deliveries of fruit and vegetables, courtesy of a program at Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital that helps recently discharged patients eat healthier. “I love to cook healthy food, so I really appreciate it,” says Reid, 56, a member of Wheaton Seventh-day Adventist. “And because of the cancer, I’m limiting the toxins that go into my body by eating fresh, organic food.”

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