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Financial Burden Of Cancer

Cancer treatment can be a financial burden for many patients and their families. The cost of treatment can include doctor visits, medication, and hospital stays. In addition, there may be lost income from time off work. Throughout my 2-time lymphoma experience, the struggle proved just how heavy the weight is on everyone in the family. […]

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How Cancer Can Kill

Cancer is a disease that affects millions of people worldwide and can be fatal in many cases. In this post, we will explore the various ways in which cancer can kill. From the spreading of cancer cells to other organs. Or the interference with vital organ function and complications like respiratory failure, malnutrition, dehydration, and […]

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Change Your Path

Changing your path in life can be a difficult and intimidating process, especially when faced with a life-changing event like cancer. It’s easy to become complacent in our habits and routines and to feel like we don’t have the strength or courage to make a change. However, it’s important to recognize that complacency can keep […]

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Cancer Survivor Meaning

Being a cancer survivor means different things to different people. Some cancer survivors feel that they have beaten cancer and are now living cancer-free lives. Others may still be living with cancer, but are managing their cancer through treatments such as surgery, radiation therapy, or chemotherapy. And still, others may be living with cancer that […]

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Life After Cancer Reality

Life after cancer is a reality that many people face. Chemotherapy may be over, and cancer might not be present anymore – but that doesn’t mean life stops. In fact, for many people, it’s just the beginning of a long journey. This post is about the realities that continue after cancer treatment has ended. It’s […]

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Recovery is Painfully Slow

Recovery is painful but necessary. Recovery from a traumatic event like cancer doesn’t happen overnight. And that it takes time. Recovery is painfully slow means you are getting better and becoming stronger and the slow progress can be seen as success rather than stagnation. Recuperation is also crucial for your mental health because it’s easy […]

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Movement of Choice

We make choices every day. Some good and some bad. But the ones we choose to keep doing are where it’s important to pay attention to. We may not think our daily activities add up in the long run, but they add up for sure when you look at them on a yearly basis! Movement […]

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Finding a Therapist as New Cancer Survivor

The truth is, everyone needs a therapist. And finding a therapist as a new cancer survivor can be even more difficult. We’re all human and we all have our problems. The goal of therapy isn’t to fix you, it’s to help you heal and learn how to deal with the things that come up in […]

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Moving Forward: Making sense of the Future

This article will explore those realities and offer some suggestions on how moving forward into a “normal” life with success can work. There are many factors that may play into post-treatment life. Some people may have been living in a bubble, while others were more aware of their surroundings and circumstances. The stressors and anxieties […]

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Phantom Pain: A post-treatment phenomenon or concern?

The sensation of phantom pain can be difficult to put into words because it’s not just one thing that hurts but rather a collection of different sensations experienced in various locations and intensities at any given time. In my experience it feels like burning, shooting, throbbing, or stabbing sensations. Sometimes all happening simultaneously on different […]

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