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Conselhos Para Aqueles Diagnosticados

Os primeiros dias depois de ser diagnosticados com câncer é como se transportar num trem em movimento. Você está à mãos do trem e não pode ver o que está

G. Gray

Ask for Karen If You Get Cancer Swimming in the Warm Pool When you go to Sloan Kettering

If you get Cancer

If you get cancer I hope you have the good fortune of having a sister-in-law like mine Because when you feel discouraged she will be there On one of the

The Grace Walk

The Grace Walk By Robin Schoenthaler, MD Over time she’s become accustomed, in a bemused sort of way, to the slam-shut silence that descends when she mentions to new acquaintances

Margaret Stephens Coe

The phone rings I check caller ID Is this the call I dread? Will I hear what my mammogram read? A biopsy is ordered to check the spot Oh Dear

Erma and Dixie

In honor of women’s history month and in memory of Erma Bombeck who lost her fight with cancer. IF I HAD MY LIFE TO LIVE OVER – by Erma Bombeck (written after

My Ovarian Cancer Story

Alice Stone wrote this story for a program called Survivors Teaching Students which is organized by the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance. Each month a group of ovarian cancer survivors meet

Only a Word

The word Cancer has a difficult burden to bear. It is a word that carries tremendous meaning for many people. It has been cried over, scoffed at, screamed about, and

My Cancer is a Baby Gorilla

Almost every one I know who has cancer has an analogy for their disease. It is a way to visualize it, to make sense of it and to frame it

When you go to Sloan Kettering

When you go to Sloan Kettering armed with books and articles that fill your heart with dread after a long and little bit frightening trip on the bus and a