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4 Valuable Life Lessons Cancer Teaches Us

by Brittany McNabb.

Along with the lasting side effects, battle scars, and life changes that cancer brings us, fortunately it can also bring a few valuable life lessons. Many WhatNexters say that once they have reached the light at the end of the tunnel - remission - they see that cancer has changed them in positive ways. Here are four valuable life lessons that WhatNexters themselves shared.

Valuable Life Lessons Cancer Teaches Us

1. Don't underestimate the power of human connection. 

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10 Things Successful Cancer Fighters Tell Themselves

by Brittany McNabb.

Our inner monologue can either work for or against us. What you tell yourself, as a cancer fighter, can be a huge contributing factor to your attitude in your fight. Here are 10 things that cancer fighters tell themselves for daily inspiration. 

10 Things Successful Cancer Fighters Tell Themselves

1. "You can be strong enough to fight this."

Successful cancer fighters don't limit themselves to saying they cannot fight. Remember, cancer is not a disease that can be controlled, but you can control your mind. You can control what words and...

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9 Things to Know When You are Diagnosed With Cancer

by Brittany McNabb.

Many WhatNexters can feel like they are entering this cancer business in the dark. But, once you've been diagnosed, fought like crazy, and come out on the other side - you might feel like an expert. This means that new cancer patients don't have to feel alone. Here are 9 things WhatNexters have shared about cancer that might help others before they are diagnosed or while they are fighting. 

9 Things To Know When You Are Diagnosed With Cancer

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5 Feelings of Anger When You Have Cancer and How to Manage Them

by Brittany McNabb.

Of the many emotions you experience when you are diagnosed with cancer, anger can be one of them. Though many WhatNexters have found a way to cope with anger, it is a daily struggle for some. You can wonder why you were diagnosed or misdiagnosed, you can feel like you are missing out on life, and you can wonder if you will ever feel normal again. Here are 5 feelings of anger and how others have learned to managed them.

Feelings Of Anger During Cancer And How To Manage Them

I get angry thinking...

1. Why me? Why did I get cancer?

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