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Patient Experiences With Cancer

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  • In fall of 2019, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Follow my breast cancer journey below as I go through the ups and downs of beating this terrible disease.

    I Have Been Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

    I Have Been Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

    by Karen Hellier7

  • in 2010, my husband was diagnosed with bladder cancer and had to get a urostomy. This article assists with practical steps on how to change the urostomy bag and also discusses some of the other practical issues around the urostomy.

    Living With a Urostomy

    Living With a Urostomy

    by elnavann0

  • In this article, I discuss what it was like for me to have a cancer diagnosis and treatment while beginning grad school.

    Balancing Cancer and Grad School

    Balancing Cancer and Grad School

    by Addy Jaye0

  • I am going to try and share my story of being diagnosed with cancer from the beginning—with updates as I continue this journey. I really hope that this can, in some way, help someone deal with what they are currently going through.

    My Journey of Finding out I Have Cancer

    My Journey of Finding out I Have Cancer

    by Greg Mulac0

  • Chemotherapy is hard on your body. It can cause nausea and decreased appetite. Taking care of yourself is very important. Here's how I ate and coped with the side effects.

    How I Coped With Nausea During Chemotherapy

    How I Coped With Nausea During Chemotherapy

    by Lorna2

  • Do you know if your house was built using asbestos? If it was built before 1990, it likely was. This is the story of how we found out our house was built from asbestos, including important health and safety information.

    We Lived in a House Made From Asbestos Blocks

    We Lived in a House Made From Asbestos Blocks

    by L M Reid12

  • If your mom was just diagnosed with breast cancer, there's a good chance you're feeling scared, confused, and depressed. Here's what I learned about handling life when my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in early 2019.

    My Mom Has Breast Cancer: What Should I Do?

    My Mom Has Breast Cancer: What Should I Do?

    by Holly Howard1

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