Patients

The stories and experiences in this category are written by people currently going through treatments for cancer. Read these stories to find inspiration and know that you are not alone in your fight with cancer.

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Bring It On Cancer

by Timothy Tusick December 11, 2019

I’m grateful you came to me. You made me realize who I am and have brought far more good into my life than bad. I recognize what you are doing to me is nasty, messed up, and depressing but you will never depress me, and you will never break me.

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The Honey Badger

by Sabrina Shelton December 3, 2019

You know that you’re a real honey badger, right tho’? You just don’t care! The way that you can be so aggressive and not even care or take into consideration about how the other person feels about you or what’s going on with them.

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I Ran Away to an Island Far Away

by Beth Peck

Until I ran away.  I ran away from my new life because you still haunted me.  In a desperate quest to learn who I was without you, I ran away to an island far away.  I left my job, family, and responsibilities behind.  I had to fight this battle alone.  Or so I thought.

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You Are Not Alone

by Aerial Donovan

This letter is long overdue. I think I need to spell some things out. There are some truths that I need to state out loud – just to set the record straight between us.

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Beauty Born from Heartache

by KM Hammond November 27, 2019

Hey Cancer, I stayed up last night, thinking of you. Don’t tell. It’d be awkward if people knew. I have a scan in a few months. And, as I thought of you, I visualized my PET results. All healthy and white with the lack of you. It felt … empty. I felt empty. So, in […]

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