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Too little research is being done to ease the suffering caused by chemotherapy and other treatments.
“For someone who has—or has had—cancer, a common fear is that their body will betray them, or that cancer will eventually overcome them....
Carol Marley has pancreatic cancer — and dealing with its financial toll has become her full-time job.
I wanted to do something special to remind myself of what I’ve accomplished and hold on to that feeling I had in my first MRI.
Normal and unremarkable is all I want to be now.
Though I laugh a lot, I definitely have been changed by the events in my life — for better and worse.
You will be amazed what you can accomplish when you take it one day at a time (sometimes just one minute at a time), one challenge at time.
I’m grateful for the peace I find within these walls. The daily upkeep and attention it requires seem a small price to pay for my sanctuary.
What I wish you knew — the flip side
How do you handle the world of what if? What do you do to help yourself not go down the road of negativity? For me, it’s staying busy.
It was pretty clear right from the start that he was of the “continue to monitor; no need to act right away” mindset.
I only met with the doctor once, but I’m confident he would have argued more forcefully if he thought I needed radiation therapy right away.
Patients were less likely to experience pain and anxiety and more likely to have better quality of life.
What do you do to help your body and mind heal after something as traumatic as cancer?
CT scan number four post-chemotherapy for testicular cancer is different than the first three.
I wish you peace on this day of cancer survivors and I hope you feel it in your bones and in your heart.
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