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© 2022 MJH Life Sciences™ and CURE - Oncology & Cancer News for Patients & Caregivers. All rights reserved.
August 3rd 2022
By Debbie Legault
Despite how caring they may be, certain people in our life had a difficult time being there for the realities of my daughter’s cancer experience.
August 2nd 2022
By Elizabeth McSpadden
Losing my hair from breast cancer treatments was an emotional experience for me and helped me empathize with others who also lost their hair.
By Ron Cooper
Cancer treatment-related osteoporosis caused me to shrink two inches.
August 1st 2022
By William Ramshaw
After being diagnosed with cancer, hope can be a very fragile thing, but it is essential that we hold on to it.
July 29th 2022
By Tamron Little
I don’t fit the profile of someone who gets diagnosed with mesothelioma, so my diagnosis came as a shock.
July 28th 2022
By Jeannine Walston
After being a 20-year brain tumor survivor, I met with a genetic counselor and learned that I have a MUYTH gene mutation.
By Bonnie Annis
I was feeling fatigued after undergoing breast cancer treatment, but once I started walking multiple times a week, I noticed that I felt much better.
July 27th 2022
By Mark Hicks
Drawing helped me stay grounded while my wife was going through cancer treatment.
July 26th 2022
By Steve Rubin
My oncology team and I decided that it was OK to decrease the frequency of cancer-related scans, leaving me both relieved and nervous.
It baffles me that people take advantage of patients with cancer by peddling fake cures.
July 25th 2022
By Khevin Barnes
Surviving cancer made me thankful for each day. After all, the human lifespan is limited.
July 22nd 2022
By Martha Carlson
This year, I returned to the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting, where I heard about the latest advancements in cancer care, as well as met with fellow patients and advocates.
July 21st 2022
After experiencing complications from breast reconstruction, I’ve decided to go “fabulously flat” and evict my implants.
July 20th 2022
By Laura Yeager
I would be devastated if my husband left me during my cancer experience. Unfortunately, that is a reality for some people.
July 19th 2022
As I reflect on cancer survivorship, I notice how important the camraderie with fellow survivors is.
July 18th 2022
By Marissa Holzer
At first, I was apprehensive about a male doctor treating my breast cancer, but I soon realized that he was treating me as he would his own family members — and that made me realize that I was in good hands.
By Michelle Velez
I frequently relive the day I was diagnosed with cancer and realized that I may need to limit my exposure to other people’s cancer battles.
July 16th 2022
As I enter my second year of grief and the shock and fog of the traumatic loss of my wife to cancer has waned a bit, sometimes I see things a little clearer. And one thing I do know, there was something that I did get right.
July 15th 2022
If I make a wrong turn while hiking, I backtrack until I find my way again. I’ve decided that it’s OK to do the same thing when it comes to finding a cancer care team.
July 14th 2022
By Jane Biehl Ph.D.
The decision to be treated locally or at a large research center can be a difficult one, but I am lucky enough to have both.
July 13th 2022
When a friend with metastatic breast cancer said that her cancer responded to treatment and she was excited to stop taking daily pills, I thought that something must have been miscommunicated to her.
July 12th 2022
After cancer, my “normal” life is long forgotten, but how can I get back to life as a person who is well?
By Chelsey Gomez
Heartbreak and loss trail behind us every day in the cancer world. But so does understanding, friendship and love.
July 11th 2022
After being diagnosed with cancer, I took a hard look at what I was eating and made some positive changes.
July 8th 2022
I typically don’t use cancer labels, such as “survivor” or “thriver,” but when I heard about COVID-19 “long-haulers,” the term resonated with me.
July 7th 2022
By Robin Zimmerman
I prefer when people respond with empathy when they hear about my wife’s death from cancer, though I’m often met with sympathy first.
By Felicia Mitchell
I did not wear my prosthetic breast for my son’s wedding, but I did pack some lymphedema essentials for my trip.
July 6th 2022
At a neighbor’s funeral, I realized that people have their own hardships, too, and there is a time and a place to discuss my cancer diagnosis.
July 5th 2022
By Julie S. Brokaw
There are many people in my life who made my cancer experience far easier. I call them my "cancer posse."
While my wife has been an amazing caregiver throughout my cancer experience, I realized that it was not fair for her to continually be on the receiving end of all my negative emotions.
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