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I’ve been diagnosed with life and so have you

We cancer patients get a lot of pressure from society about surviving cancer – we must fight until the end, even if it means we fight against ourselves. 658 more words


Who should you tell about your cancer diagnosis?

I believe it is the patients’ choice to decide who should know about their cancer diagnosis, but many times we patients don’t have full control over that. 973 more words


Today I honor them

Many years ago, when I was about eight years old, other kids my age would ask among themselves, “what would you do if you were told you only had a few days to live?” You must wonder why kids would talk about such intense topics considering we were just that, kids. 734 more words


News I hold on to

I got the clear on all 25 genes, guys! I couldn’t wait to share the good news with all of you. I felt so relieved. 398 more words

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You would think that after cancer, not much would scare me anymore, right? Nah! I still have my fear of needles, strangely enough. And, my fear of heights remained the same after cancer too. 262 more words

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Reasons I kept my cancer diagnosis semi-private

I chose to keep my cancer diagnosis semi-private at the beginning because, otherwise, it would have been too much drama for me to handle all at once. 1,320 more words


Look closer

There is a painting in our livingroom from my native country, the Dominican Republic. I am in love with this painting because it reminds me of my happiest times growing up with my sweet grandmother. 277 more words

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