How does one drop the cancer bomb on someone?
The weeks immediately after my diagnosis, I kept cancer a secret. My family, close friends and teachers were the only ones who knew. 639 more words
This is my tenth chemo treatment. I’m on a two-week cycle, so that’s 20 weeks, roughly 5 months. The cycles themselves have become my routine, my normal, but there are differences with each treatment because of the repetitive onslaught of the chemo poison, the rabid persistence of my cancer, and the response of my human body. 669 more words
I work at a drug company. A large, large drug company.
Bernie Sanders would say I work for “big pharma.” He’s right. I do. I’m proud to work in pharma, I don’t view it as an insult, and I think it’s a shame some do. 2,129 more words
Let me tell you what the last thing I need is….. False fucking hope.
Don’t tell me the tumor is shrinking when its not. Don’t tell me what ‘might’ be happening. 650 more words