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In Honor of My Patient

by Gumpus 61

In Honor of My Patient

Ann Surprised

I have said that Cancer affords us the experience of seeing the very best of Human Nature. It is also true that most of us haven’t any understanding of this until Cancer touches someone we Love. Even then, Cancer patients keep their worst moments private. Pride and a sense of “not troubling others” has many patients doing a marvelous job of keeping Cancer away from the rest of us.

My Patient was like that. A Uniformly Fatal Cancer struck her in the prime of life and...

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5 Tips for Coping With a Rare Cancer

by Hannah Bessinger

Anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer understands the sinking feeling and paralyzing fear that quickly sets in. Your mind races through treatment options and side effects, and you become fixated on how you and your family are going to cope with the uncertainty to come.

Rare Cancers

For people who have been diagnosed with rare cancers, that fear and uncertainty can become compounded by feelings of isolation. Patients with rare types of cancer often find it difficult to get information, locate a...

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