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Archive for March 2018

Survivor Stories

Survivor Stories Kim L. I’m 44 years old and I consider myself a cancer thriver. I’m the third generation in my family to have ovarian cancer. My paternal grandmother was diagnosed in 1977 at the age of 71 and died within 1 year.  She was treated with platinum chemotherapy. Almost 20 yrs later, in 1994,…

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Identity Crisis

Hi Everyone! I think we as Cancer patients are constantly dealing with trying to hold onto ourselves, our very identity, as we are so impacted by chemo side effects, the Cancer itself, and any other ailments we are subject to picking up because of our weak immune system.  I have been thinking about this a…

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