What is a Cancer Doctor Called?

We’re going to start off with a little cancer 101. For those of you that are new to cancer, we are going to talk about what a cancer doctor is called. This post is geared towards those that are new to cancer or just perhaps just curious.  I wanted to change up what I normally […]

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Questions with No Answers

This is something that is always on my mind, especially since I am always curious and trying to figure out why I asked myself questions with no answers. This topic really comes down to just asking simple questions for whatever reason, whether it’s curiosity or whether it is my ego, trying to make sense of […]

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What is Stage 4 Cancer?

I believe there are a couple of key points that you really need to know in order to understand what it means to be diagnosed as a stage 4 cancer patient. The first thing that you really need to know is that stage four cancer has spread from its origin into other parts of the […]

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How does cancer spread?

How does cancer spread is a complicated issue to understanding from a biology standpoint. But from a survivor standpoint, you get a little bit more information as you go through the process. But I wanted to share the simple way of why and how cancer spreads. By doing this will help give you some insight […]

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What does cancer feel like?

The reason why I feel this is a subjective topic for me because it’s really hard to express exactly what cancer feels like and explain it to someone that may not understand. I’m going to start by telling part of my story. The hindsight part of what I remember 10 or 11 months before I […]

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Is Life harder as a Survivor or as a Patient?

Is Life harder as a survivor or as a patient? Now I see these in chat rooms and survivor support groups as a question. How do you differentiate the two? It’s really pretty hard because you go through a couple of different stages as a patient when you get diagnosed. And then another once you […]

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Cancer Ghost Pain’s

Cancer Ghost Pain’s are something that I really had to figure out what was going on after all my treatment as a new survivor. I became hyper-aware with the understanding of what was happening in my body during that time while I was undergoing all my chemotherapy. Because of this, you learn a lot about […]

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Cancer Survivorship Plan

Very little about Cancer Survivorship has been discussed with the growing need for guidance not only for lymphoma survivors but cancer survivors in general. This has been tough as a survivor because all the resources and information that’s online is fragmented and scattered throughout the internet. This makes the information pretty hard to find and […]

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Are Biopsies Painful?

I’ve been getting involved in the support groups and chats through Reddit and Facebook lately. I think some of you probably know how I feel about my Facebook usage. It’s been important for me as a survivor to start being involved. There’s a lot of people that are really confused and scared about the process […]

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Why it’s important to know your “WHY”

It’s safe to say that I was a pretty lost soul after getting out of the hematology floor at Presbyterian St. Luke’s in Denver. Of course, I was excited about the fact that I was alive and able to share my story. The reality was a very scary proposition. I essentially came out of the […]

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