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Survivor Spotlight: Zephaniah Luck

How do you get up after a knockdown, drag out fight with something that is determined to keep you down? How do you begin to feel like moving forward when it seems like you are not even you anymore? 860 more words

Cancer Survivors

Children's Hospital Patients Leave Their Mark At Hyundai 'Hope On Wheels' Event

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Young cancer patients at Children’s Hospital got their hands dirty Tuesday.

They dipped them in paint and left their handprints on a white Hyundai Tucson. 100 more words


1 in 2 people reading this will be affected by cancer! This is official! That is 50% of us. Will it be you or will it be me?

It saddens me to think that one in two people reading this will be effected by cancer at some stage in their lives. Is this not bigger than world war 3?. 336 more words

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catharsis: on call-ogy

This was written for the ‘realizations/learnings’ part of our ward work paper for oncology, hence the name of the post (get it, get it?). 656 more words

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The Reality Bites

In 2009, I was posted as a Sub Divisional Magistrate at Aligarh. I was a happy less than 40 young man and enjoying my life. I was reading lots of book and with luck on my side, was reading and talking a lot about the power of positivity. 1,100 more words

Thank You Peter Platt: Peter's PTS Journey

This is a picture of the four directors of Badge of Life Canada and some of our Badge of Life Canada family members.  We want to thank Peter Platt, our founder for creating Badge of Life Canada and bringing us together.   1,634 more words


Hospitals: Are They Still Places For the Sick to Get Well?

I suppose I’m incredibly lucky, having never been admitted to a hospital as an overnight patient until a few years ago. Inevitably like many cancer survivors I’ve undergone an unhappy transformation, I’ve been transformed from a hospital newbie into an experienced pro. 821 more words

Cancer Psychological Impact